Fires of Envy

Fires of Envy

                                Fires of Envy
| 28 min

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This short film is a dramatization of Canadian author W.O. Mitchell's penetrating story about the racial prejudice encountered by a Polish immigrant farmer in a rural Saskatchewan community. Presented with the incisiveness characteristic of Mitchell's Jake and the Kid radio series, this film story employs homespun events of a farming community to lay bare some universal truths about the unthinking discrimination practiced against a man who is different from his English-speaking fellow farmers.

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Fires of Envy, Don Haldane, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Don Haldane
  • producer
    Julian Biggs
  • script
    W.O. Mitchell
  • photography
    John Foster
  • sound
    Erik Nielsen
  • editing
    Tony Lower
  • sound editing
    Kathleen Shannon
  • cast
    John Vernon

  • moitoo

    the three that I recognized have all passed away - JohnVernon, Jack Creley & Mavor Moore

    moitoo, 11 Aug 2014
  • cmevans

    Fire of Envy...I am trying to locate the actors who participated in this film. Does anyone know?

    cmevans, 22 Jul 2014