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The Chairmaker and the Boys - DVD ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB528178
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Tim Wilson, Nicholas Balla
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Arts, Documentary, Fiction
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1958
Running Time:  20:03


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A story about Ernest Hart, of the Margaree Valley of Cape Breton Island, who for over fifty years served his farming neighbours as carpenter, blacksmith and general handyman. While he makes chairs, his young grandson makes mischief, and Grandpa Hart is forced into yet another role. This film reflects the social and cultural values and beliefs prevalent at the time of production.


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