River of wood

Canada, 1958

Film
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In words and music, this film brings to the screen a great seasonal event of the Quebec spruce forests - the log drive. A ballad singer comments musically on this annual spectacle. Water-borne, the vast aggregation of logs moves downstream, spurred by dynamite and sharp-tipped cant hooks, tossed and twirled by the boots of leaping men. An abridged version of Log Drive (Title Code 006435).

Credits

director

Raymond Garceau

producer

David Bairstow

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:16:07:00

Colour

Black and White

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