The Jean Richard

The Jean Richard


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The building of a goélette, the wooden coastal freighter of the St. Lawrence River. Although ships of steel may replace these sturdy wooden vessels, the Jean Richard, shown in construction in this film, is still one ship built with all the old pride in craftsmanship.

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The Jean Richard, René Bonnière & Pierre Perrault, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    René Bonnière
    Pierre Perrault
  • text
    Pierre Perrault
  • English text
    Judith Crawley
  • camera
    Michel Thomas-d'Hoste
    Kenneth Campbell
    Allan Grayston
  • sound
    Tony Betts
    David Howells
  • sound editing
    John Knight
  • narrator
    Lloyd Bochner