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Don't Knock the Ox

Don't Knock the Ox

| 13 min

The International Ox Pull, highlight of the Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, annual fair, is a holdover from the pioneer past when oxen cleared the land and tilled the soil. These beasts of burden have lost none of their pulling power, as demonstrated when they drag tons of weight loaded on sleds (the winner pulls up to 6 tons!). Competing teams come from various parts of the Maritimes and the Northeastern United States.

  • director
    Tony Ianzelo
  • camera
    Tony Ianzelo
  • producer
    William Canning
  • sound
    Richard Besse
    Bill Graziadei
  • editing
    Torben Schioler
  • re-recording
    George Croll
    Michel Descombes
  • music
    Donald Douglas


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