Never a Backward Step

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Never a Backward Step
Directed byDonald Brittain
Arthur Hammond
John Spotton
Produced byGuy Glover
StarringRoy Thomson
Music byJohn Knight
CinematographyMartin Duckworth
Peter Hennessy
Paul Leach
Release date
Running time
57 minutes

Never a Backward Step is a Canadian documentary film, directed by Donald Brittain, Arthur Hammond and John Spotton, and released in 1966.[1] A profile of Canadian press magnate Roy Thomson, the film won the Canadian Film Award for Best Feature Length Documentary in 1968.[2]


  1. ^ Robert Fulford, "Donald Brittain: Filmmaker needed an outsider's touch". The Globe and Mail, December 9, 1992.
  2. ^ "Canadian Film Awards 1949-1979". Northern Stars.

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