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The Trail : Men Against the Snow

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1184 (35mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 35mm, VHS.
"Documentary about Grey Owl and fellow campers in the bush in winter. It shows: travel by dog sled and snowshoes; caring for equipment and the dogs; selecting a campsite; building a shelter; excerpt from Grey Owls' book 'Tales From an Empty Cabin', cutting through the ice to get water; tending to the dogs; mealtime; Grey Owl continuing trip on his own; arriving at cabin, finding a note there, and making a fire."


Peter Morris, Embattled Shadows: A History of Canadian Cinema, 1895-1939, McGill-Queen's University Press, 1978.