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China Mission: The Chester Ronning Story

China Mission: The Chester Ronning Story

| 57 min

Tom Radford's documentary chronicles the life of Chester Ronning, best remembered for his close and longstanding relationship with China. Over the course of his life, Ronning worked as a cowboy, ambassador, college president, missionary and a member of the Alberta legislature. But throughout all of his careers, his lifelong ambition was to explain China to the western world. His story is a rare example of the meeting of East and West in a compassionate, remarkable man.

This film contains scenes of violence. Viewer discretion is advised.

  • director
    Tom Radford
  • producer
    Michael Scott
  • executive producer
    Lydia Semotuk
    Michael Scott
  • commentary
    Stanley Jackson
    Tom Radford
  • photography
    Robert Reece
    Ron Orieux
    Harry Nuttall
    Richard Westlien
  • sound
    Garrell Clark
    Ann McGaw
    Ed Smith
    Lesley Topping
  • editing
    Christopher Tate
  • sound editing
    Christopher Tate
  • re-recording
    Clive Perry
  • narrator
    Cedric Smith
  • music
    Roger Deegan



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