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The Stratford Adventure

The Stratford Adventure

| 39 min

The NFB's 11th Oscar®-nominated film.

This short film depicts how a small Canadian city, bearing the name of Stratford and by a river Avon, created its own renowned Shakespearean theatre. The film tells how the idea grew, how a famous British director, international stars and Canadian talent were recruited, and how the Stratford Shakespearean Festival finally became a triumphant reality.

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  • film editor
    Douglas Tunstell
  • sound recording
    Joseph Champagne
  • sound editing
    Kenneth Heeley-Ray
  • re-recording
    Clarke Daprato
  • narrator
    John Drainie
  • script
    Gudrun Parker
  • music
    Louis Applebaum
  • producer
    Guy Glover
  • director
    Morten Parker
  • photography
    Donald Wilder



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