Harvest in the Valley

Harvest in the Valley

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This short documentary depicts the harvesting of a large crop of potatoes in the St. John Valley, New Brunswick. The film documents the motor-driven machines that lay bare the rows of tubers, the crews of potato pickers at work in the fields as well as the sorting and grading of potatoes at a large Grand Falls warehouse.

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Harvest in the Valley, Larry Gosnell, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Larry Gosnell
  • producer
    Larry Gosnell
  • script
    Larry Gosnell
  • executive producer
    David Bairstow
  • photography
    Grant Crabtree
  • sound
    Clarke Daprato
  • editing
    Maureen Balfe
  • narrator
    Percy Rodriguez
  • music
    Robert Fleming

  • jmatlin

    @jeanline - I'm looking into it for you.

    jmatlin, 25 Jan 2012
  • jeanline

    How can we get a copy of this video? This is my husbands grandfather and uncles and aunts!

    jeanline, 25 Jan 2012
  • jeanline

    I would love a copy of this short film! How would I go about getting one? This is my husbands grandfather, aunts and uncles!

    jeanline, 25 Jan 2012
  • CliffordH

    Very, Very good film from our community (New Denmark) and the harvesting and packaging of potatoes in the 1950's. It brings back memories!

    CliffordH, 15 Jan 2012