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Of Cows and Cowboys

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A compilation of five titles on cowboys and cattle ranching. Titles include: Cowboy: Willy Michalsky is one of the last high-country cowboys, living on the range with his herds (9 min. 38 sec.); Cattle Ranch: a portrait of the life of a cowboy on the largest cattle ranch in the Commonwealth, from the dust of the corral during branding time to the bone-crunching Sunday rodeos (19 min. 50 sec.); How Things Have Changed: A picture of ranching past and present that shoots down many popular cowboy myths (9 min. 43 sec.); No Big Money: A look at the problems and joys of the Hudons, a family who left the city to become modern pioneers on their British Columbia ranch (14 min. 40 sec.). A Slow Hello: As marketplace demands increase and technology streamlines the cattle industry, the old cowboy with his love of the land is being replaced by the new cowboy, one with an MBA (27 min. 20 sec.); Corral: This award-winning classic is a poetic study of the struggle between a man and a horse (11 min. 27 sec.).

1987, 93 min 02 s

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