A Figgy Duff Christmas

Canada, 1978

Film
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For hundreds of years, Newfoundlanders have been celebrating Christmas, developing distinct traditions. One of these is figgy duff pudding. A musical group, named after the traditional dessert, play and sing the old songs sung at that time of the year.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

producer

Rex Tasker

Duration

00:10:17:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016526

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Christmas

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Newfoundland - Social life and customs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Christmas

History → History

Music & Performing Arts → Christmas music

Music & Performing Arts → Songs

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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