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

co-director

Roberta King

Ronald Squire

co-producer

Don Hopkins

Beryl Fox

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:15:25:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33786

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

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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