Flash William

Canada, 1978

Film
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Flash William Shewchuck is a one-man movie industry. He combines the roles of film producer, director, camera man, actor, promoter, projectionist and ticket taker. In between productions, he works elsewhere to finance his company. In this film about his latest feature, “Dawson City Joe”, he reveals his style and technique. Some of his innovations, developed by Flash in the isolation of the wilderness, have long been used in the industry. Voice and narration by Stanley Jackson.

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Credits

co-director

John Laing

Thom Burstyn

co-producer

Arthur Hammond

Michael McKennirey

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:19:24:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1978

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