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Peoples And Places

This film concerns a young boy of 12 and his life on a small sheep ranch in the South -: western part of the United States. His family are Mexican -: American and still observe many of the Mexican customs handed down from generation to generation. ... Read more
To help the farmer cultivate more land and so feed a bigger population, buffaloes are used to pull the ploughs. This film illustrates the training of young buffaloes for this purpose. ... Read more
The story of what a low &ndash: rental housing project meant to the people who once shared aged, substandard dwellings. The Regent Park Development in Toronto is presented showing how people, young and old, poor and not so poor, who lived on squalid, crowded Oak Street, were freed to inhabit new ... Read more
A film record of several traditional folk dances of Moravia based on a group of old folk songs. English captions explain the origin and significance of each of the dances. ... Every year in the Moravian town of Stranice, national festivals are held, which revive the beauty of folk dances, national ... Read more
Shoot the Nets can be briefly described as a Dutch "North Sea". It shows the ceremonies and celebrations that usher in the herring season, the decking of the boats with flags, and the setting off of the herring fleet to the fishing grounds of the Dogger Bank. The climax of the film is the final ... Read more
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