Bookmaker's progress

Canada, 1979

Film
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A film on the Quebec publishing scene in general, and on Robert Davies’ Les Editions l’Etincelle in particular. Davies, an Anglophone publishing French books, is attempting to expand into the international marketplace without sacrificing his own integrity. He discusses the difficulties of survival in the limited Quebec book market, and is shown at work in Montreal, Paris and at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Credits

co-producer

Barrie Howells

Marrin Canell

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:27:00:00

Colour

Colour

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33650

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Booksellers and bookselling

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Businessmen

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Publishers and publishing

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Montreal (Quebec)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Quebec (Province)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Multiculturalism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Pluralism (Social sciences)

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Books

Literature → Books

Literature → Booksellers and bookselling

Literature → Literature

Literature → Publishers and publishing

People → Davies, Robert

Places → Montreal (Quebec)

Places → Quebec (Province)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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