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The Stratford Adventure (1954)

The story of the founding, by Stratford-born journalist Tom Patterson, of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival of Canada, which opened in July of 1953 with a performance of "Richard III" ... See full summary »

Director:

Morten Parker

Writer:

Gudrun Parker (script)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
John Drainie John Drainie ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Bates ... Himself
Lloyd Bochner ... Clarence
Douglas Campbell Douglas Campbell ... Hastings
Robert Christie ... Buckingham
Cecil Clarke Cecil Clarke ... Himself
Timothy Findley Timothy Findley ... Himself
Jean Gascon ... narrator (French-Canadian language version) (voice)
Alec Guinness ... Himself
Tyrone Guthrie ... Himself
Amelia Hall Amelia Hall ... Lady Anne
Tom Patterson Tom Patterson ... Himself
Douglas Rain ... Richard III in rehearsal
Irene Worth ... Herself
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The story of the founding, by Stratford-born journalist Tom Patterson, of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival of Canada, which opened in July of 1953 with a performance of "Richard III" starring Alec Guinness. Expanding in the years since to include many other great works of the theatre other than Shakespeare, it is now known simply as the Stratford Festival of Canada and is the largest classical repertory theatre in North America. Written by King_Of_Fuh

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Documentary | Short

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1954 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

L'an un d'un festival See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

French-Canadian language version narrated by Jean Gascon, English language version narrated by John Drainie See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Magical Eye (1989) See more »

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