The Happy Fugitive

The Happy Fugitive

| 29 min

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This short drama profiles a fugitive who skipped out on parole 28 years ago and now finds that he must finish his prison term. The film is based on a case from the files of the John Howard Society, whose mission is to advocate for humane prison reform and provide practical assistance to prisoners and ex-prisoners.

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The Happy Fugitive, Fergus McDonell, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Fergus McDonell
  • producer
    Julian Biggs
  • script
    George Salverson
  • photography
    Eugene Boyko
  • sound
    Frank Orban
  • editing
    Dennis Sawyer
  • sound editing
    Stuart Baker
  • cast
    Les Rubie