Log Drive

Log Drive

                                Log Drive
| 29 min

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This short documentary brings to the screen a great seasonal event in the Québec spruce forest—the log drive. In lyrics set to a sprightly tune, ballad singer describes this annual spectacle. A vast aggregation of logs moves downstream on a river, spurred by dynamite and sharp-tipped cant hooks, tossed and twirled by the boots of leaping men.

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  • director
    Raymond Garceau
  • producer
    David Bairstow
  • photography
    Jean Roy
    John Spotton
    Peter Kelly
  • editing
    Victor Jobin
    Dennis Sawyer
  • sound editing
    Kathleen Shannon
  • music
    Wade Hemsworth
  • singer
    Wade Hemsworth

  • None

    Great movie. I was amazed at the skill and balance of the workers on the river.

    None, 11 Nov 2020
  • None

    Loved your film on the Log Drive - it was excellent. Thank-you.

    None, 14 Aug 2020