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The Long Furrow

Accession number: 
Alternate Titles: 
Largo surco
Spanish version
Production Years: 
1940 to 1949


Film Properties: 
Length (feet): 
1200 (16mm)
Length (minutes): 
Holding Institutions: 

Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario: 16mm, VHS, Betacam.
"The development of agriculture in Canada in connection with Cockshutt agricultural implements. Account of colonial life and relations with the Amerindians. Sequence on the development of the Brantford, Ontario area. Several sequences on the development of agriculture in the Maritimes (R.1), in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba (R.2), and in the Western Provinces. Cockshutt agricultural machinery is much in evidence throughout the film. Mention is made of cattle farming, apple farming in Quebec and in B.C., the construction of Cockshutt equipment, the grain growing industry in the west, etc."


"Business in Motion: Films of Current Interest," Canadian Business 23 (May 1950): 104.
"The film demonstrates how power equipment fits into all types of modern farming. Successive sequences show fruit farming in Nova Scotia, potato growing in New Brunswick, dairy farms of Central Canada, wheat growing on the prairies, etc. It brings out how, in its 111 years, Cockshutt Plow has helped our agricultural production."

Crawley Films, Free Films: Directory of Sources of Free 16mm Sponsored Films in Canada (Ottawa: Crawley Films, May 1952): 7.
"Travelogue of Canada from coast to coast."