The musical Anne and Gilbert is set in the early 1900s, but this season one of the props is actually from the era.

The fiddle played by character Moody McPherson first belonged to actor Aaron Crane's great-grandfather.

"If he knew I was using this fiddle to try to seduce Anne of Green Gables eight times a week, he'd probably get a pretty good chuckle out of it," said Crane.

The CBC’s Steve Bruce traces the fiddle's long history.