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Max Ward

Max Ward

| 50 min

This documentary tells the story of Max Ward, a former bush pilot whose company grew to become one of the major airlines in Canada. A study of entrepreneurship, the film focuses on Ward himself, depicting his distinctive style of hands-on management. Between hallway meetings, informal chats with the staff, checks on maintenance, flight preparations and in-flight conversations with vacationing customers it becomes apparent that the president's personal touch is a key element in Wardair’s success story.

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Credits
  • director
    William Canning
  • producer
    Mark Zannis
  • executive producer
    Barrie Howells
  • cinematography
    Tony Ianzelo
  • sound
    Jacques Drouin
  • editing
    Roger Hart
  • sound editing
    Michel B. Bordeleau
  • narrator
    Richard Gilbert

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