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Allan King 1930-2009

Postby Timothy » Tue Jun 16, 2009 9:19 am



Allan King directed many RTA episodes, including Otherwise Engaged, Love May Be Blind..., and Woman of Importance.

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Postby Shelly » Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:56 pm

Also on the resume: By Way of the Stars and the film version of Who Has Seen the Wind -- both of which feature members of the RTA cast.

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Postby Timothy » Mon Jun 22, 2009 3:04 pm



Polley said after the memorial that she knew King as a child actress while working on the TV series, "Road to Avonlea," which King directed in the early '90s.

"It was later in my early 20s that I discovered his work as a documentary filmmaker," said Polley, who went on to direct the Oscar-nominated feature, "Away From Her," in 2006.

"He's the only filmmaker that I've seen, I think, all of his films. I'm not actually a cinephile but in the case of Allan King I am. I think there's so many of his films that have really changed the way I look at the world in a really permanent way."


I'm glad Sarah didn't add how much she hates and is embarrased by their work together on Road to Avonlea, since King was a prolific director of the series.

By my count, Allan King directed 13 RTA episodes. They are as follows, ranked in order by our votes in the

7. Otherwise Engaged
14. Love May Be Blind...
17. Another Point of View
22. Old Quarrels, Old Love
30. Sea Ghost
37. Stranger in the Night
40. Woman of Importance
42. Dreamer of Dreams
54. Felix and Blackie
62. Homecoming
66. A Dark and Stormy Night
71. The Minister's Wife
90. Davey and the Mermaid

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Postby Shelly » Mon Jun 22, 2009 5:40 pm


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