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Pierre Berton (II) (1920–2004)

Pierre Berton was born on July 12, 1920 in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. He is known for his work on City of Gold (1957), Niagara: A History of the Falls (1999) and The National Dream: Building the Impossible Railway (1974). He was married to Janet Berton. He died on November 30, 2004 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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 2006 The Secret World of Og (TV Series) (novel - 9 episodes)
- Election Fever (2006) ... (novel)
- Love and Rackets (2006) ... (novel)
- Crossing Over (2006) ... (novel)
- Peter's New Friend (2006) ... (novel)
- Return to Og (2006) ... (novel)
 1999 Niagara: A History of the Falls (TV Movie documentary) (book)
 1997 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (story - 1 episode)
- Gold Fever (1997) ... (story)
 1983 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Secret World of Og (1983) ... (novel)
 1978 The Dionne Quintuplets (TV Movie documentary) (book "The Dionne Years")
 1974 The National Dream: Building the Impossible Railway (TV Mini-Series) (books "The National Dream" and "The Last Spike" - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... (books "The National Dream" and "The Last Spike")
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... (books "The National Dream" and "The Last Spike")
  Klondike (TV Series) (based on the book: The Klondike Fever - 1 episode, 1960) (based on the book: Klondike Fever - 1 episode, 1960)
- River of Gold (1960) ... (based on the book: The Klondike Fever)
- Klondike Fever (1960) ... (based on the book: Klondike Fever)
 1957 Folio (TV Series) (1 episode)
- 56 in Revue (1957)
 1957 City of Gold (Documentary short) (commentary)
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Pierre Burton

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A Canadian is someone who knows how to make love in a canoe.


Began his career as in journalism, acquiring the position of city editor at a Vancouver paper when he was 21. Later became better known for his TV appearances and his popular books on aspects of Canadian history. See more »


Always wore a bow tie

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