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John Grierson: Trailblazer of Documentary Film; (The Quest Library; 24)
XYZ Publishing, 2005. 186p. Illus. Gr. 8-12. 1-894852-15-X. Pbk. $15.95
The 24th title in an excellent series. This biography is as readable as a novel with cited sources. John Grierson was a trailblazer who created the National Film Board and shaped Canadian documentary film. Born in Scotland he was invited to Canada by Prime Minister Mackenzie King to be the first Commissioner of the NFB in 1939. He was a …