Series S0010 - Remembering Alden Nowlan : tribute

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CA ACU SPC F0008-S0010


Remembering Alden Nowlan : tribute


  • 1988 May 4 (Creation)

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1 sound cassette (42 min.) : 1 7/8 ips, mono.

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Tribute to A. Nowlan taped at a Theatre New Brunswick Special Event dinner on May 4, 1988. Those paying tribute to and reminiscing about A. Nowlan include Janet Amos, Premier Frank McKenna, Robert Gibbs, David Adams Richards, Richard Hatfield, John Plummer and Jim Stewart. Among other topics, R. Gibbs and R. Hatfield talk about the writing and publication of The wanton troopers; D. A. Richards reads Ypres : 1915. Dinner preceded the TNB premiere of Lockhartville, Paul Hanna's dramatic adaptation of the novel Various persons named Kevin O'Brien. (Archival note: Item donated to the University of Calgary by Eric Swanick, New Brunswick Legislative Librarian.) Includes references to the following: Various persons named Kevin O'Brien; Lockhartville; The wanton troopers; Nine Micmac legends; Ypres : 1915.

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