Duty free

Canada, 1973

Film
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A colorful, rollicking account of Nova Scotia’s rum-running days, told in part by mariners who made the runs into forbidden American ports some fifty years ago, and in part by re-enactments of their tales by actors. The sources of their profitable illegal cargoes were the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon, quiet enough now, but once busy rendezvous for smugglers.

Credits

director

F Whitman Trecartin

producer

Dennis Sawyer

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:28:53:00

Colour

Colour

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