Why rock the boat?

Canada, 1974

Film
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William Weintraub’s romantic comedy, based on his novel of the same title, about the Montreal newspaper world of the 1940s. Stuart Gillard plays the innocent, bashful, yet ambitious young reporter, fresh from McGill, eager to move from academia into the mainstream of life and love. His initiation takes many an unexpected and hilarious turn. Cast includes Stuart Gillard, Sean Sullivan, Patricia Gage.

Credits

director
producer

William Weintraub

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

01:52:40:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1974

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33794

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Journalism

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Newspapers

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Reporters and reporting

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

Comedy

Comedy → Romantic comedy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Canada

Literature → Canadian literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Places → Montreal (Quebec)

Romance

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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