Paddle to the Sea
Release Date: January 1, 1966
Running time: 28m
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A boy's carved boat travels through the Canadian wilderness until it reaches the ocean.
Paddle to the Sea (French: Vogue-à-la-mer) is a 1966 National Film Board of Canada short live-action film directed, shot and edited by Bill Mason, based on the 1941 children's book Paddle-to-the-Sea by American author and illustrator Holling C. Holling. The film follows the adventures of a child's hand-carved toy Indian in a canoe as it makes its way from Lake Superior to the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, through Canada's waterways. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film at the 40th Academy Awards. Louis Applebaum composed the musical score. In 1967, the film won the Golden Sheaf Award for Best Film at the Yorkton Film Festival in the category of Creative Arts and Experimental Films.
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