|The Stratford Adventure|
|Directed by||Morten Parker|
|Produced by||Guy Glover|
|Written by||Gudrun Parker|
|Narrated by||John Drainie|
|Music by||Louis Applebaum|
The Stratford Adventure is a 1954 National Film Board of Canada documentary film about the founding of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, directed by Morten Parker. It tells the story of what was to become North America’s premiere Shakespearean festival, on the banks of the Avon River in the small Ontario town of Stratford. It was named Film of the Year at the Canadian Film Awards and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 27th Academy Awards.[dead link]
- Michael Bates as Himself
- Timothy Findley as Himself
- Alec Guinness as Himself
- Tyrone Guthrie as Himself
- Irene Worth as Herself
- "NY Times: The Stratford Adventure". NY Times. Retrieved November 8, 2008.
- Wyndham Wise, ed. (September 8, 2001). "The Stratford Adventure". Take One's Essential Guide to Canadian Film. University of Toronto Press. pp. 201–202. ISBN 978-0802083982.
- "The 27th Academy Awards (1955) Nominees and Winners". Oscars.org (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences). Retrieved May 30, 2019.
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