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Movie Showman

1989 29 min
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This short film portrays the NFB's itinerant projectionists during the ’40s and early ’50s who travelled throughout Canada, bringing films and discussions to rural communities. The film uses a mix of dramatic re-enactments with archival footage and interviews with veterans of the movie circuit to shed light on an important period in Canadian film history.

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This short film portrays the NFB's itinerant projectionists during the ’40s and early ’50s who travelled throughout Canada, bringing films and discussions to rural communities. The film uses a mix of dramatic re-enactments with archival footage and interviews with veterans of the movie circuit to shed light on an important period in Canadian film history.
  • director
    Harvey Spak
  • script
    Harvey Spak
  • producer
    Jerry Krepakevich
  • executive producer
    Graydon McCrea
  • cinematography
    James Jeffrey
  • sound
    Peter Svab
  • editing
    Peter Svab
  • re-recording
    Hans Peter Strobl
  • narrator
    Gord Marriott
  • music
    Roger Deegan
  • cast
    Glenn Beck
    Jim DeFelice
    Kent Gallie
    George Highsmith
    Steven Hilton
    James Iwasuk
    Orest Kinasewich
    Bob Koone
    Maureen Rooney
    Wilf Rowe

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