Fur Country

Fur Country

| 22 min

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The historic post of Moose Factory on James Bay is still a centre of Canada's fur trade. The camera follows Cree trapper George McLoed as he goes out from the post to visit his trap lines. Bivouacing in the open, in bitter cold, he traps mink and beaver, skillfully skinning the animals and drying the rich pelts. Back at the post, he sells his furs to the Hudson's Bay trader.

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Fur Country, Eduard Buckman, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Eduard Buckman
  • producer
    James Beveridge
  • camera
    Douglas Sinclair