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Norman McLaren, Canada's most honoured film genius

It's Hollywood's biggest night. The Academy Awards are the most important awards in the entertainment industry and one of the biggest TV events in the world. The stars strut down the red carpet in their finest in anticipation of seeing who'll take home the coveted golden statuette — the Oscar. Since the awards were first handed out in 1929, Canada has enjoyed an impressive track record. CBC Archives pays tribute to a handful of Canadians whose Oscar recognition reverberated back home.

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A look back at the life of Norman McLaren.
Medium: Radio
Program: Sunday Morning
Broadcast Date: Aug. 5, 1984
Guest: Norman McLaren
Reporter: Peter Raymont
Duration: 17:59
Credits: NFB footage audio courtesy of National Film Board of Canada. Photo: Jack Long/National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque/Library and Archives Canada/PA-169509

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