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Country Threshing - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB523264
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Roman Kroitor, Wolf Koenig, Tom Daly
Directors:  Wolf Koenig
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Agriculture, Canadian History, Documentary, Education, Family Studies/Home Economics, Geography, History, Tech/Voc
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1958
Running Time:  29:29

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The day of the big stationary threshing machine is almost over, pushed into obscurity by the combine harvester. But there are still parts of Canada where crops are gathered in the old-fashioned way as the men worked out in the fields and the women managed the kitchen. This film records, in the Châteauguay Valley of Québec, sights and sounds that not long ago were common to most rural parts of Canada.

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