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.

Credits

director

Don Arioli

co-producer

Roman Kroitor

Rosemarie Shapley

Wolf Koenig

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:16:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33638

Subject categories

Comedy

Music & Performing Arts → Mime

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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