Baxter earns his wings

Canada, 1981

Film
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Taking the roles of different characters, two actors perform the life story of a person called Baxter. The various significant stages of Baxter’s life, his death and his acceptance into heaven are performed. This delightful production has no dialogue but is accompanied by the actors’ own sound effects. Patrice Arbour stars as Baxter and Bernard Carez as all other characters.

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Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

co-producer

Wolf Koenig

Rosemarie Shapley

Roman Kroitor

director

Don Arioli

Duration

00:16:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016244

Language

English

Subject categories

Comedy

Music & Performing Arts → Mime

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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