The Family that dwelt apart

Canada, 1973

Film
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Cartoon animation of a story by E.B. White, first published in the New Yorker magazine in 1937. This is a tall Yankee tale about a family of seven fisherfolk who are living quite happily as the sole inhabitants of a small island in Barnetuck Bay until word somehow gets to the mainland that they are in distress. What happens when rescue attempts are launched makes an amusing story, illustrated with wit and verve by the film animation. Narrated by E.B. White. Also available on DVD [319319].

Credits

co-producer

Wolf Koenig

Robert Verrall

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:07:53:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30922

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Comedy

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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