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Alias Will James

Alias Will James

| 1 h 23 min

This feature-length documentary tells the incredible story of Ernest Dufault, a.k.a. Will James, a French-Canadian man who became one of the most legendary cowboys of the American West. For over 30 years, as he went from cattle rustler to ex-convict, he managed to keep his secret. And when he took up the pen, he became a Hollywood legend. Watch this compelling exploration of the powerful attraction the West still holds for young adventurers.

  • director
    Jacques Godbout
  • script
    Jacques Godbout
  • producer
    Éric Michel
  • photography
    Jean-Pierre Lachapelle
  • animation camera
    Raymond Dumas
  • sound
    Richard Besse
    Diane Carrière
  • editing
    Monique Fortier
  • voice
    Jean-Guy Moreau
  • re-recording
    Hans Peter Strobl
  • music
    Robert M. Lepage
    Ian Tyson


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Ages 14 to 17

Arts Education - Visual Arts
Geography - Territory: Agricultural
Languages - English as a Second Language
Social Studies - Social History

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