Pukaskwa National Park

Pukaskwa National Park

                                Pukaskwa National Park
| 17 min

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This short documentary by Bill Mason explores Pukaskwa National Park on Lake Superior, providing a background of the park's geological past and plant life. The film also shows scenes of hiking, canoeing and camping. The result is to put us back in touch with the natural elements that our ancestors both fought and enjoyed.

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Pukaskwa National Park, Bill Mason, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Bill Mason
  • script
    Bill Mason
  • photography
    Bill Mason
  • editing
    Bill Mason
  • producer
    Margaret Pettigrew
  • executive producer
    Kathleen Shannon
  • sound editing
    Jackie Newell
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
    Adrian Croll
  • music
    Larry Crosley

  • MCC

    A really nice film with lots of red canoe and water content. Loved it!

    MCC, 2 Aug 2015
  • northwater

    Yes, and Paddle to the Sea! BM carved several of the red canoes from the famous book in order to make that Canadian Classic--one was sent over Niagara Falls with a camera attached. He also made a film version of Cry of the Wild, keeping wolves in his "backyard" on Meech Lake to get some of the shots, before releasing them again. BM loved Lake Superior. His ashes are sprinkled in Old Woman's Bay. northwater

    northwater, 24 Aug 2012
  • DrKas

    A great 70's -80's film about a great part of our great country. Slow & prodding, by today's 'fast-food' style of video editing standards, the film slowly draws one in like the serene landscape that it pokes at... I believe this person wrote & directed 'RISE & FALL OF THE GREAT LAKES'; a 70's gem that I saw as a kid (hold onto yur hat when you watch!).

    DrKas, 27 Dec 2010

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