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Instant French

Instant French

| 21 min

This short film features the adventures of a group of businessmen who are forced into taking French lessons to stay competitive in their field. At first put out by this news, one by one they begin to realize that gaining fluency in another language has its benefits. Produced in 1965, the film, intended as a good-natured spoof, is definitely a product of its time.

  • cast
    Larry Mann
    Roger Garceau
    Paul Massie
    Michelle Rossignol
    Rex Sevenoaks
    Roland Bédard
    Arch McDonell
    Monique Joly
    Pat Galloway
    Graeme McMurray
    Violet Walters
    Suzanne Valéry
    Dorothy Davis
    Élizabeth Chouvalidzé
    Sam Yatcher
    Paul Champoux
  • producer
    David Bairstow
  • director
    David Bairstow
  • script
    David Bairstow
    Stanley Jackson
  • additional dialogue
    Léonard Forest
    Daisy De Bellefeuille
  • photography
    Robert Humble
  • sound recording
    Claude Pelletier
  • re-recording
    George Croll
  • editing
    Kirk Jones
  • sound editing
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • music
    Donald Douglas
  • production management
    Leo Ewaschuk


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