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Canada's 'Porky' Film Success

NPR's Scott Simon asks Michael Enright of the Canadian Broadcast Corporation why the 1982 teen comedy Porky's remains the number-one grossing Canadian-made movie ever, both inside Canada and around the world.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.