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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of the maple syrup harvest in Canada.

  • Description

    Maple syrup harvest. Canada.

    Team of mostly women workers dressed in winter sweaters and hats in the woods checking containers hanging on sugar maples. A few dogs run around keeping them company. CU bucket full of syrup hanging on tree; w/ drops dripping from tap. Woman drinking syrup from bucket. Man drives team of horses pulling a sledge w/ large vat; they stop; women pour syrup into vat. Women ride on back as sledge heads toward building in woods. Old man carries a different bucket; balances it on woodpile; women all gather round w/ wooden spoons & taste the syrup (which has probably been cooked). Obviously this stuff is delicious; they are all happy & laughing while eating spoonfuls of the sweet treat. Finally; CU of women feeding spoonful of syrup to a collie dog.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:22:00 / 01:25:51:00
    ON 302 A

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