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The Back-breaking Leaf

Canada, 1959
Short, Documentary

Synopsis

Here is a graphic picture of the tobacco harvest in southwestern Ontario. At the end of July, transient field workers move in for a brief bonanza when the plant is ripe. The tobacco harvesters call it “the back-breaking leaf.”

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The Back-breaking Leaf Directed by Terrence McCartney Filgate

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