The U.S. disk jockey Wolfman Jack came to the greater public's attention in the 1973 film American Graffiti and as the announcer for the television rock concert series, The Midnight Special. His Howl Productions co-produced The Wolfman Jack Show with the CBC in Vancouver. The producers booked foreign performers as well as Canadian musical artists, such as the Stampeders and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, and was intended to give Canadian artists an avenue into an international market. The program also featured regular performances by the Famous People Players, and comedy with Danny Wells, Peter Cullen, and Sally Sales.
Original air dates: Tue 7:30-8:00 p.m., 5 Oct 1976-13 Sep 1977
Fonds consists of audio reels and video tapes (VHS, U-Matic and Betacam) with excerpts of interviews, television shows and specials intended for broadcast on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's (CBC) English Television Network. The tapes were compiled by Paddy Sampson during the course of his employment with the CBC as a television producer.
The opening festival for the Roy Thompson Hall ran from September 13-25, 1982 and included the performance of two commissioned pieces: "Fanfare" by Ray Ludeke and "Sun" by R. Murray Schafer. The hall continues to be a major music and concert venue in Toronto.
Medal ceremony showing RCMP officers, close-up of medals, downtown Calgary, the torch relay, winners for the 20km Biathalon from East Germany, Italy, Canada, Norway, Sweden, Soviet Union (Ukraine), Switzerland.