The Sword of the lord

Canada, 1976

Film
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This film records the extraordinary determination of Jungle Jim Hunter to be the best ski racer in the world. We witness the gruelling exercise routines, the pre-race tensions, the descents, the disappointments and the deep religious faith of this most dedicated athlete. Photographed by Paul Cowan. Edited by John Laing. Music by Ben Low. Sound by Bev Davidson, Andre Galbrand.

Credits

director

Giles Walker

co-producer

Desmond Dew

Tom Daly

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:58:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33796

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Skis and skiing - Training

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Athletes

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Ski racing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Skis and skiing - Training

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Psychological aspects

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Winter sports

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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