Cattle ranch

Canada, 1961

Film
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The life of the cowboy, filmed through the seasons on Canada’s biggest cattle ranch near Kanloops, British Colombia. With musical accompaniment by American folk singer Peter Seeger and narration by Frances Hyland, ‘Cattle Ranch’ presents a vividly dramatic picture of the open range where a cowboy is king, where calves are born, live with the herd for a time in the splendour of mountain meadows, then join the trek to the city abattoir. Awards: Locarno; Rome; Vancouver; Montreal

Credits

director

Guy L. Cote

producer

Tom Daly

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32023

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Film festivals - Canada - Montreal - Awards

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Film festivals - Canada - Vancouver - Awards

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Canada

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Ranches

Animals & Wildlife → Beef cattle

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → British Columbia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

History → Cowboys

People → Cowboys

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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