Luther Metke at 94

United States, 1979

Film
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A portrait of Luther Metke who has lived in this Cascade Mountains of Oregon since 1907. Tells how he was a veteran of the Spanish American War, an early labor organiser, a poet, and a builder, and today serves as a vital and lucid example of the rural ethic in America.

Credits

co-director

Steve Raymen

Jorge Preloran

co-producer

Jorge Preloran

Richard Hawkins

production company

Ethnographic Film Program

Duration

00:27:48:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33263

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Biographical films

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → United States - Rural conditions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ethnicity

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → United States - Rural conditions

Biographical

Crafts & Visual Arts → Portraits

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnicity

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Rural conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Social conditions

People → Biographical films

People → Portraits

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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