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Bill Mason (II) (1929–1988)

Bill Mason was born in 1929 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as William Clifford Mason. He was a director and editor, known for Paddle to the Sea (1966), The Rise and Fall of the Great Lakes (1968) and Cry of the Wild (1973). He died on October 29, 1988 in Meech Lake, Canada. See full bio »


(age 59) in Meech Lake, Canada

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Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Paddle to the Sea
Cry of the Wild
Cry of the Wild Director
Blake Director


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 1986 L'aviron qui nous mène, Volume 2 (Documentary)
 1984 The Land That Devours Ships (Documentary)
 1984 Waterwalker (Documentary)
 1983 L'aviron qui nous mène, Volume 1 (Documentary)
 1983 Pukaskwa National Park (Documentary short)
 1981 Where the Buoys Are (Documentary short)
 1980 Coming Back Alive (Documentary short)
 1978 Song of the Paddle (Short)
 1975 Face of the Earth (Documentary short)
 1974 In Search of the Bowhead Whale (Documentary)
 1974 Wolf Pack (Documentary short)
 1973 Cry of the Wild (Documentary)
 1971 Death of a Legend (Documentary)
 1969 Blake (Short)
 1968 The Rise and Fall of the Great Lakes (Short) (as William Mason)
 1966 Paddle to the Sea (Documentary short) (as William Mason)
 1959 Wilderness Treasure (Documentary short) (as William Mason)
Show Show Editor (18 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (13 credits)
Show Show Writer (11 credits)
Show Show Animation department (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (4 credits)

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Alternate Names:

William Mason

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In 1998 a Canadian postage stamp was issued in honour of Bill Mason.


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