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The Chairmaker and the Boys

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A story about Ernest Hart, of the Margaree Valley of Cape Breton Island, who for over fifty years served his farming neighbours as carpenter, blacksmith and general handyman. While he makes chairs, his young grandson makes mischief, and Grandpa Hart is forced into yet another role. This film reflects the social and cultural values and beliefs prevalent at the time of production.

1958, 20 min 03 s

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Honourable Mention - Category: Recreation Films
International Children's Film Festival
July 7 to 16 1967, La Plata - Argentina

Diploma of Honour
International Meeting of FIlms for Youth
July 1 to 15 1962, Cannes - France

Silver Plaque - Second Prize - Category: Films for Children
Electronic, Nuclear and Teleradio cinematographic Review
June 11 to 24 1962, Rome - Italy

Certificate of Merit - Category: Films for Children
Genie Awards
June 3 1960, Toronto - Canada

Film Festival
February 2 1960, Vienna - Austria