Country Threshing

Country Threshing

| 30 min

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This short documentary records the rural sights and sounds of the Chateauguay Valley 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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Country Threshing, Wolf Koenig, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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