McCarthy and the Old Woman

Rita Deverell

2007, 48:32 minutes, colour, English, also available Closed Captioned


Producer/Director Rita Shelton Deverell’s own McCarthy and the Old Woman is the story of theatre pioneer Florence James (d. 1988), blacklisted in the 1940’s in the USA and subsequently making a significant contribution to Saskatchewan and Canadian culture.

Solo Flight West is an anthology TV series of 1-hour passionate, personal, sometimes political plays generated by Canada’s prolific theatre Fringe Festival scene -- drama, comedy, historical, journalistic -- most frequently written and performed by 1-creator, at most 2 performers.

Solo Flight West has elements of Ethnic Diversity, History & Culture, Regional, Aboriginal Issues, and Social and Political Issues (the Cold War, cross-cultural friendship, etc.). Audience is ages 13 through adult.

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