You Know This House???
below is the childhood hide-away where Richard Harris' character, Martin Steckert,
grew up as a boy, in the movie, Martin's Day. Do you know where this house
What I Do Know...
with nothing, except clues in the movie. After months of research, my big break
came when the kind folks at The Ontario Film Commission were nice enough to track
down the film's Location Manager, and find out where this house is located. The
answer...Lake Joseph in Muskoka, Ontario Canada.
You Can Help...
From the shots in the movie, Lake Joseph looks pretty
big, and I wouldn't even know where to start. Plus, I don't have that much time
off work--I'd love to spend a week exploring the lake and its surroundings, but
just I can't get away for that long. So do you know this house? What can you tell
me about it? Is it a private home? A cottage rental? Abandoned? Still standing?
And how would I get there? Directions? Anything? Any help you could give me would
beautiful cottage featured in the movie Martin's Day
say that this house is located on Joseph Lake in Muskoka
Martin Steckert enjoying the view of the lake
what the back/side of the house looked like