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Test Pilot

Test Pilot

| 15 min
On the Spot
On the Spot
1950 20 films

The first NFB series made specifically for television, On the Spot consisted of 15-minute documentary reports (which later ran 30 minutes) on different aspects of life in Canada.

Details

In this short documentary, Fred Davis visits the De Havilland Aircraft factory in Toronto, circa 1954. He interviews two test pilots, talks to one of their wives, and goes for a ride in a new Beaver airplane.


Credits
  • director
    Allen Stark
  • producer
    Bernard Devlin
  • photography
    Eugene Boyko
  • editing
    Marion Meadows
  • host
    Fred Davis

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