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John Drainie, 1916-1966.

Association of Canadian Television and Radio Artists

John Drainie, 1916-1966.

by Association of Canadian Television and Radio Artists

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Published in [N.p.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drainie, John

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287 D73 A8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15423001M

    &#;It&#;s an autobiography! If I tell you what&#;s in it you won&#;t read the book.&#; &#; Claire Drainie Taylor Or would you? Maybe you&#;d be intrigued by the progression of a life begun as an unexceptional little girl born to a middle-class Jewish Canadian couple in a small prairie town who, at age sixteen, married a refined Englishman, and survived the Great. All told, Allan produced some radio plays in his decades-long career. He was a notorious autocrat who dressed formally for radio broadcasts and insisted that his artists—people like William Shatner and John Drainie—did the same.

    The cast of the series included John Drainie as the Narrator, Paul Kligman as John Smith, Timothy Findley as Peter Pupkin, Eric House as Dean Drone, Peg Dixon as Liliane Drone and Robert Christie as Golgotha Gingham. A second television adaptation, also on CBC, premiered in It stars Gordon Pinsent and Jill Hennessy. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. Learn more.

    Microgroove Record A political satire in documentary form. Was later released under Folkways Records, Catalog number # in This LP has a blank sleeve on the back; a different pressing has information on the back sleeve. The Atlantic Advocate's Holiday Book: A miscellany containing Stories, Poems, Songs, Articles, Recipes for Good Dishes, Notes on Birds and Beasts. Edited by D. Kermode Parr. Fredericton: Brunswick Press, (). Pp (2), 8vo, grey continental wraps. Laugher p Includes: Charles Bruce's "People from Away"; Evelyn M. Richardson's.


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