Country Threshing

This short documentary records the rural sights and sounds of the Eastern Townships of Quebec. The day of the big stationary threshing machine is almost over, as the machine is pushed into obscurity by the combine harvester. But there are still parts of Canada where crops are gathered in the old-fashioned way as the men work out in the fields and the women manage the kitchen. This film offers a rare and charming glimpse into mid-20th-century rural and family life in Canada.

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Wolf Koenig
Roman Kroitor
Wolf Koenig
executive producer
Tom Daly
Georges Dufaux
Terence Macartney-Filgate
Jean Roy
Frank Orban
George Croll
Marguerite Payette
James Beveridge
sound editing
Kathleen Shannon
The George Little Singers


  • sixam

    “The man who enters the kitchen didn't even help in the field. What a moocher.” — sixam, 23 Jul 2014

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