STK-ID 21001

[Title] Tobacco growing in Joliette: HA PAN of field. Shots of farmer checking on tobacco plants in a greenhouse. Cut to man ploughing with tractor-mounted plough, then disking. Man and team of horses also disk newly ploughed field. MSs, MCUs of women wearing straw hats picking young tobacco plants in greenhouse. Shot of two men planting out young tobacco plants in field. Cut to man broadcasting seed in field as team of horses and driver follow slowly. Cut to field of young tobacco, different type of crop in foreground. Farmer's helpers are shown tending to growing tobacco plants, weeding with rakes, churning the soil between the rows with a small horse-drawn harrow. Shots of harvest of the tobacco leaves, the processing. Three women tie leaves together to a stick, then the sticks are stored in a loft where the tobacco will cure.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 84
Lanaudiere (region)
National Film Board
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Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
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35mm fine grain b&w
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