Don Breaks Out

Canada, 1974

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A profile of an enthusiast - a man whose fascination with the motion picture is equalled only by his fondness for creating instruments to make music. Maritimer Don Fletcher, ex-prison guard, now film projectionist, explains to an audience of university students how he came to make films, and also demonstrates how he built a violin unlike any other, which nevertheless pours out the real down-east country sound.

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