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Lonely Boy

Canada, 1961 (MIFF 1962, Three Men)

Director: Wolf Koenig, Roman Kroitor

A candid portrait of the popular entertainer and teenage idol, Paul Anka. Filmed in New York and in Atlantic City where fans turned out by the thousands to see and hear this young Ottawa singer and composer.

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