Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Robert Redford Calls Newfoundland 'A Special Place' in New Clothing Catalogue

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Robert Redford Calls Newfoundland 'A Special Place' in New Clothing Catalogue

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Robert Redford writes ode to Newfoundland

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HALIFAX - For the second time in a week, an American celebrity has offered welcome insights into Newfoundland from afar.

Actor Mindy Kaling told her 6.2 million Twitter followers on Jan. 26, "You pronounce Newfoundland like 'understand,' according to my friend who just shot a movie there," delighting residents long frustrated at outsiders who get it wrong.

Now Robert Redford has emerged with a paen to the province in a message contained in the Sundance Catalog, which sells clothes and other items in association with Redford's Sundance film festival in Utah.

His message reads, in full: "Newfoundland: a landscape not commonly found, where green roofs are abundant and roads less travelled. …

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