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.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

co-producer

Arthur Hammond

Michael McKennirey

co-director

Thom Burstyn

John Laing

Duration

00:19:24:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016510

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Canada

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture producers and directors - Biography

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

People → Motion picture producers and directors - Biography

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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