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Michael Spencer (III) (1919–2016)

Michael Spencer began his career as a cameraman in 1941 with the National Film Board of Canada, becoming a producer in 1945. He was appointed Executive Director of the Canadian Film Development Corporation (precursor of Telefilm Canada), occupying the post from 1968 to 1978. He oversaw the production of such films as Orderers (1974) (directed by ... See full bio »


in England


(age 96)

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World in a Marsh
World in a Marsh Producer
Peace River
Peace River Producer
How to Build an Igloo
Oyster Man
Oyster Man Producer


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 1956 World in a Marsh (Documentary short) (producer)
 1954 Men in Armour (Short) (producer)
 1953 Angotee: Story of an Eskimo Boy (Documentary short) (producer)
 1953 Ground Crew (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1953 Paying Compliments (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1953 Point Pelee: Nature Sanctuary (Documentary short) (producer)
 1953 Royal Canadian Ordonance Corps: Field Operations (Documentary short) (producer)
 1953 Security Depends on You (Short documentary) (producer)
 1953 You're on Parade (Short) (producer)
 1952 Land of the Long Day (Documentary) (producer)
 1952 The Son (Short) (producer)
 1952 With the Canadians in Korea (Short documentary) (producer)
 1951 Cadet Holiday (Short documentary) (producer)
 1951 Oyster Man (Short documentary) (producer)
 1951 Royal Canadian Army Cadets (Documentary short) (producer)
 1951 Stagecoach to the Stars (Documentary short) (producer)
 1950 Date of Birth (Short) (producer)
 1950 Teamwork: Past and Present (Short) (producer)
 1950 The Gentle Art of Film Projection (Documentary short) (producer)
 1949 Arctic Dog Team (Documentary short) (producer)
 1949 How to Build an Igloo (Documentary short) (producer)
 1941 Peace River (Documentary short) (producer)
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Member of jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1980

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