Toronto Mike

Donald Shebib, Dead at 85

Donald Shebib was the director of Goin' Down the Road, the 1970 best picture winner at the Canadian Film Awards. I love this film and spoke with Jane Eastwood, one of the film's stars, about making Goin' Down the Road with Donald Shebib.

Donald Shebib's follow-up film wasn't as critically nor as commercially successful, but it did feature FOTM hall-of-famer Peter Gross, and he dropped by to discuss Rip-Off! in great detail. This episode included a phone conversation between Peter and Donald.

Donald Shebib died in hospital with family by his side in his native Toronto on Sunday. That family includes his son 40, best known for his production work with Drake.

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