Bush Pilot (film)
|Directed by||Sterling Campbell
Larry Cromien (aerial sequences)
|Produced by||Larry Cromien (producer)
Jack Ogilvie (associate producer)
|Written by||Gordon Burwash (additional dialogue)
Scott Darling (story)
|Music by||Samuel Hersenhoren|
|Edited by||Jack Ogilvie|
Bush Pilot is a 1947 Canadian-American film directed by Sterling Campbell. The film, produced by Campbell's Dominion Productions, was noted for being one of the first full-length feature films in which a Canadian production company held the primary role.
Red North is a bush pilot in the village of Nouvelle, part of Canada's north. His half-brother, Paul Gerard decides to relocate his bush pilot business to the same lake, competing with Red's business and romantic interests.
- Rochelle Hudson as Hilary Ward
- Jack La Rue as Paul Girard
- Austin Willis as Red North
- Florence Kennedy as Mrs. Ward
- Frank Perry as Chuck Ward
- Joseph Carr as Andy Moodie
- Gordon Adam
- Louise Campbell
- Charles Emerson
- Gerald Rowan
- James Peddie
- Denis Murphy
- Michael Lambert
- Robert Christie
- Eric Clavering
- Nancy Graham
- Alene Kamis
Although long out of print, the film was restored by the National Archives of Canada and The Movie Network in the 1990s, and was screened on the Movie Network as a special Canada Day broadcast in 1998.
- "Soaring into the stratosphere of nationalist melodrama". The Globe and Mail, July 1, 1998.
- Bush Pilot at the Internet Movie Database
- Bush Pilot is available for free download at the Internet Archive
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