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Peter Gzowski : the writer on the radio

Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : 90th Parallel Film and Television Productions Ltd., 1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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As host of CBC Radio's long-running Morningside, a Canadian institution, Peter Gzowski became one of Canada's best-known and best-loved broadcasters. This program chronicles the end of Morningside and looks at the life of its moving force and guiding spirit. Gzowski reflects on his family and background: his famous great-grandfather, Sir Casimir Gzowski, his mother's early death, his father's failures, his start in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Peter Gzowski; Peter Gzowski
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
OCLC Number: 48605062
Notes: "CBC - Life & Times"--Cassette label.
Credits: Producer and director, Gordon S. Henderson; scriptwriter, Allen Abel; director of photography, Doug Pike; editing, Geoff Matheson; music, Bruce Fowler; narrator, Anne Marie MacDonald.
Description: 1 videocassette (44:03 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: produced in association with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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As host of CBC Radio's long-running Morningside, a Canadian institution, Peter Gzowski became one of Canada's best-known and best-loved broadcasters. This program chronicles the end of Morningside and looks at the life of its moving force and guiding spirit. Gzowski reflects on his family and background: his famous great-grandfather, Sir Casimir Gzowski, his mother's early death, his father's failures, his start in journalism, his magazine career, his early and unsuccessful attempt at television -- and stardom on public radio. The show records the last days of Morningside, including the final program, broadcast from Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

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