Ti-Jean goes lumbering [B&W]

Canada, 1953

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A French-Canadian folk tale about the fantastic exploits of a mysterious little boy who one day rides into a winter logging camp on a big white horse. Ti-Jean’s feats dwarf those of even the hardiest lumberjack as he fells timber, cuts, carries and piles heavy logs and comes out the victor in every contest. The film portrays typical life and work in a Canadian logging camp.



Jean Palardy

production company

National Film Board of Canada






Black and White

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Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Logging

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Lumber

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tree felling

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Canada - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → French-Canadians

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children's films - Canada

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Loggers

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Logging

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Tree felling

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Literature → Folk literature, Canadian

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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