Becoming Sid Dithers: Eugene Levy from McMaster to SCTV

A selection of Eugene Levy’s early work, featuring forgotten pilots, variety shows and student films. Featuring: Stay Tuned (1976), a variety show with Levy alongside Ben Gordon, Jayne Eastwood and Mary Ann MacDonald that was CBC’s answer to Saturday Night Live; Global TV pilot 1774 (1978), a dark satire of American history, starring Levy, Saul Rubinek, Catherine O’Hara and Dave Thomas; Dan Goldberg’s (future producer of Old School and The Hangover) McMaster student film, A Day Off (1969) with a memorable cameo by Levy as a men’s clothing salesman; a few classic pieces from SCTV; and more. SCTV and 1774 shown courtesy of The Second City.

98 minutes
Eugene Levy, Dave Thomas, Saul Rubinek

Shown at

  1. Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2019

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