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Elwy Yost (1925–2011)

Elwy Yost was born on July 10, 1925 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor and producer, known for The National Scream (1980), Talking Film (1978) and The Moviemakers (1983). He was married to Lila Melby. He died on July 21, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. See full bio »

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Known For

The National Scream
The National Scream Himself (English version)
Talking Film
Talking Film Host (host)
The Moviemakers
The Moviemakers Producer
Ida Makes a Movie
Ida Makes a Movie Mr. Druffle


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 1979 Ida Makes a Movie (Short)
Mr. Druffle
 1979 The Kids of Degrassi Street (TV Series)
Mr. Druffle
- Ida Makes a Movie (1979) ... Mr. Druffle
 1978 Talking Film (TV Series)
Host (host)
 1974 Magic Shadows (TV Series)
 1961 The Superior Sex (TV Series)
 1952 Moulin Rouge
Moulin Rouge Customer (uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (1 credit)
 1985 The Moviemakers (TV Series) (associate producer - 1 episode)
- The Films of Frank Capra (1985) ... (associate producer)
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 1997 The Legend of the Arrow (TV Movie)
Himself (Avro employee)
 1985-1986 The Moviemakers (TV Series)
Himself - Host / Interviewer
- David O. Selznick - A Hollywood Legend (1986) ... Himself - Host
- The Films of Frank Capra (1985) ... Himself - Host / Interviewer
- Special Effects: The Magicians (1985) ... Himself - Host
- Best of Britain (1985) ... Himself - Host
- The Critics Choice (1985) ... Himself - Host
 1980 The National Scream (Short)
Himself (English version)
 1979 The Bob McLean Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 6 April 1979 (1979) ... Himself
 1974 Saturday Night at the Movies (TV Series)
Himself - Host (1974-1999)
 1965 Passport to Adventure
Himself - Host
 1962 Flashback (TV Series)
Himself / panelist (1964-1968)
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 2007 Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman (Documentary)

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Before his career as a TV host, he worked in a variety of occupations. He served in the Canadian Army, worked in construction, tried his hand at acting, worked for Avro Aircraft Ltd in industrial relations, and taught high-school English. He met his future wife while working in the circulation department of the Toronto Star. See more »

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