Toller

Canada, 1977

Film
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Hailed as “the world’s most exciting and innovative figure skater”. Canadian, Toller Cranston, is the subject of this film. Apart from being a brilliant ice skater, Cranston is also an accomplished fine artist with numerous painting exhibitions to his credit. The film shows several skating routines in full, depicting Toller’s original style and how sometimes he uses some of his painting ideas in his skating routines. Features the World Championships at Colorado Springs.

Credits

co-director

John Watson

Pen Densham

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:25:30:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1977

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29628

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Biographical films

Biographical

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Canada

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters - Canada

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Creative ability

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Ice skaters

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Skating

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Canada

People → Biographical films

People → Cranston, Toller

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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