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The Hoax

Author: National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: Ottawa : National Film Board of Canada, 1955.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A small-town museum finds itself the centre of suspenseful melodrama when an enterprising reporter plunges it into local headlines over the authenticity of one of its prize exhibits, a human skull. An act of diplomacy saves the fate of the museum's fund-raising campaign and the brash young reporter learns a lesson.
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Genre/Form: Short films
Fiction
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 820115765
Notes: Presented with discussion in Window on Canada No. 61, title code: 106B 0155 152.
Credits: Director, William Davidson ; producer, Nicholas Balla ; script, Norman Klenman ; photography, Robert Humble ; sound, Clifford Griffin ; editing, Douglas Robertson ; music, Robert Fleming ; cast, Richard Lamb, Joy Lindop, Clyde Bell, Peter Hopkinson, T.A. Rogers, Vic Lemieux.
Target Audience: Régie du cinéma du Québec rating: U.; CHV rating: G.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (30 min.))
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada.

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A small-town museum finds itself the centre of suspenseful melodrama when an enterprising reporter plunges it into local headlines over the authenticity of one of its prize exhibits, a human skull. An act of diplomacy saves the fate of the museum's fund-raising campaign and the brash young reporter learns a lesson.

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