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Gene Walz

Gene Walz teaches film and film history at the University of Manitoba. He is the author of Cartoon Charlie: The Life and Art of Animation Pioneer Charles Thorson and editor of Canada's Best Features.

One Man’s Documentary

A Memoir of the Early Years of the National Film Board

Graham McInnes (Author), Gene Walz (Editor)

McInnes’s memoir of these “days of high excitement” is an insider’s look at the NFB from 1939 to 1945, a vivid “origin” story of Canada’s emerging world-class film studio that provides the NFB with the kind of full-bodied vitality usually associated with the great Hollywood studios in their golden years.