The Blood of the beast = Le sang des betes

Canada, 1949

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Classic documentary on a Paris slaughterhouse by Georges Franju which juxtaposes poetry and realism. Narrated by Jean Painleve and photographed by Marcel Fradetal. Music by Joseph Kosma. WARNING: Very graphic footage of animal slaughter.

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Credits

production company

Forces et Voix de la France

producer

Paul Le Gros

director

Georges Franju

Duration

00:22:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1949

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009424

Language

French

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Slaughtering and slaughter-houses

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Experimental

Foreign language films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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