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28TH TORONTO JEWISH FILM FESTIVALFESTIVAL MAY 27 - JUNE 7, 2020

Becoming Sid Dithers: Eugene Levy from McMaster to SCTV

Archival

Screening Information

May 11 - 6:00PM
Innis Town Hall

Film Details

Country Canada
Year 1969
Running Time 98 MIN
Language English
Cast Eugene Levy,Dave Thomas,Saul Rubinek
Theme Oy Canada - Made in Canada

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Description

A selection of Eugene Levy’s early work, featuring forgotten pilots, variety shows and student films. Featuring: Stay Tuned (1976), a variety show with Levy alongside Ben Gordon, Jayne Eastwood and Mary Ann MacDonald that was CBC’s answer to Saturday Night Live; Global TV pilot 1774 (1978), a dark satire of American history, starring Levy, Saul Rubinek, Catherine O’Hara and Dave Thomas; Dan Goldberg’s (future producer of Old School and The Hangover) McMaster student film, A Day Off (1969) with a memorable cameo by Levy as a men’s clothing salesman; a few classic pieces from SCTV; and more. SCTV and 1774 shown courtesy of The Second City.

Part of The Harvey Atkin Tribute to Canadian Media Series.

Presentation Details

Guests Performers and writers Alan Gordon, Allan Price, Jack Newman, and Lorne Frohman
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