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Finding Bob McArthur

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Synopsis

A mockumentary which traces the life of Scottish director Bob McArthur who worked in Hollywood until the early 1970s. His career as a director was effectively ended in 1974 when production of his South American film was halted by its producer. He returned to Scotland to research and develop a film project about Robert Louis Stevenson. Following in the author's footsteps, McArthur disappeared for years in the South Seas.

Now McArthur is being honoured in Scotland with a lifetime achievement award. As the award ceremony approaches, his story is uncovered through archive material and the memories and opinions of those who have known him.

Details

Year
2008
Type of film
Features
Running Time
75 mins
Format
DV
Director
Jim Hickey 1st Feature
Producer
Robin Mitchell
Editor
Robin Mitchell, Jim Hickey
Screenwriter
Jim Hickey
Director of Photography
Robin Mitchell, Jim Hickey
Sound
Robin Mitchell, Jim Hickey
Music
Jack Potter
Principal Cast
Bob Edwards, Maureen Beattie, John Stahl

Genre

Production Company

Cadies Productions & Freedonia Films
84 West Bow (Victoria Street)
Edinburgh EH1 2HH
Scotland
UK

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