Heavy horse pull

Canada, 1977

Film
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A humorous documentary about horse-pulling contests in Ontario and the people who prepare for them, this film tackles heavy loads with a light touch. It travels from the farm to the contest, where excitement runs high and the quips do not lack in local colour. Photographed by Robert Fresco.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

co-producer

Beryl Fox

Don Hopkins

co-director

Ronald Squire

Roberta King

Duration

00:15:25:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1977

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016437

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agricultural shows

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Canada

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm life

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm life - Canada

Animals & Wildlife → Horse owners

Animals & Wildlife → Horse sports

Animals & Wildlife → Horses

Animals & Wildlife → Horses - Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ontario

Comedy

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Horse sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Canada

Places → Ontario

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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