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Author: Donald Brittain; Ray Harper; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: [Ontario, Canada] : The Board, ©1989.
Series: Brittain on Brittain, prg 10.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A profile of the Canadian press tycoon whose single-minded attention to business brought him riches, power and a baronetcy in England. He relates much of the story himself as the cameras follow him about as publisher, television magnate, financier and owner of many newspapers. Includes interviews with Donald Brittain, who talks about his role as writer and director of the film.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Roy Herbert Thomson Thomson of Fleet, Baron; Roy Herbert Thomson Thomson of Fleet, Baron
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Brittain; Ray Harper; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 28002655
Notes: Film originally produced in 1966.
Credits: "Never a backward step" directed by Donald Brittain, Arthur Hammond, John Spotton ; produced by Guy Glover.
Description: 1 videocassette (1 hr. 29 min.) : sd., b&w with col. introductory ; 1/2 in.
Details: PAL.; VHS.
Series Title: Brittain on Brittain, prg 10.
Responsibility: a co-production of National Film Board of Canada, Access Network ; writer/narrator, Ray Harper ; producer/director, Ray Harper.

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A profile of the Canadian press tycoon whose single-minded attention to business brought him riches, power and a baronetcy in England. He relates much of the story himself as the cameras follow him about as publisher, television magnate, financier and owner of many newspapers. Includes interviews with Donald Brittain, who talks about his role as writer and director of the film.

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