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Log Driver's Waltz

1979 3 min
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Easily one of the most often-requested films in the NFB collection, this lighthearted animated short is based on the song “The Log Driver’s Waltz” by Wade Hemsworth. Kate and Anna McGarrigle sing along to the tale of a young girl who loves to dance and chooses to marry a log driver over his more well-to-do competitors.

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Log Driver's Waltz
  • Canada Vignettes
    Canada Vignettes
    1978 43 films
    Discover this series of classic shorts exploring every facet of Canadian culture and history.

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Easily one of the most often-requested films in the NFB collection, this lighthearted animated short is based on the song “The Log Driver’s Waltz” by Wade Hemsworth. Kate and Anna McGarrigle sing along to the tale of a young girl who loves to dance and chooses to marry a log driver over his more well-to-do competitors.
  • director
    John Weldon
  • producer
    David Verrall
  • executive producer
    Derek Lamb
  • animation
    John Weldon
  • music
    Kate McGarrigle
    Anna McGarrigle
    The Mountain City Four

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