101 Fascinating Canadian Film and TV Facts - Dundurn

101 Fascinating Canadian Film and TV Facts

Available Oct 8th 2024

Paperback
$ 21.99

Description

101 lesser-known stories to delight Canadian cinema and television fans.

Did you know who performed the first on screen nude scene in a Canadian feature? What David Cronenberg film was raided for obscenity? What famous American television host credits SCTV as his sole inspiration for comedy? Why Oliver Reed was arrested while shooting The Brood? What iconic Canadian television series was syndicated in over fifty different countries? Which Canadian film critic wrote a full-page retraction after reconsidering a positive review he gave a film? And what role Canada played in the creation of Dennis Hopper’s Easy Rider?

With an eye for the unique and the absurd, 101 Fascinating Canadian Film and TV Facts, from one of Canada’s leading film critics, is a lively and humorous look at the best and the worst, the firsts and the lasts, and the groundbreaking truths behind Canada’s film and television industry.

Contributors

Thom Ernst

Thom Ernst is a film writer, broadcaster, and critic. He was the former host and producer of TVO’s Saturday Night at the Movies. Thom currently lives in Toronto.

Book Details

Paperback
October 2024
5x7 in
272 pp
9781459754317
ePub
October 2024
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272 pp
9781459754324
ePub
October 2024
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272 pp
9781459754331