The White ship

Canada, 1967

Film
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Shows one of the Portuguese schooners that still fish the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. Follows the ship and its crew from the time the townsfolk turn out for the blessing, until the ship returns with the season’s catch, and leaving one crewman in a Newfoundland grave.

Credits

director

Hector Lemieux

producer

Rex Tasker

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:14:53:00

Colour

Colour

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