A House on the Prairie

A House on the Prairie


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This documentary describes the unfortunate legacy of the lone house on the prairie, an example of a dwelling entirely unsuited for the harsh winter or summer. We meet some builders and home owners experimenting with designs that are more energy efficient, such as the dome, the underground house and a ranch with wind, solar energy and methane gas from animal waste.

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A House on the Prairie, Ron Bashford & Bob Lower, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Ron Bashford
    Bob Lower
  • producer
    Jerry Krepakevich
  • executive producer
    Michael Scott
  • script
    Bob Lower
  • editing
    Bob Lower
  • camera
    Larry Todd
    Allan Kroeker
  • sound
    Brian Swystun
  • re-recording
    Clive Perry
  • narrator
    Ann Henry
    Frank Adamson
  • music
    Richard Condie

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