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1) 0864.0001_VHS
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2) 0864.0001_IN3/4
3/4inch-video; 7 min.; Sound; Color
Porkoff
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Identifier
0864.0001
Date(s)
1977
Can Descriptions
Documentary on hog butchering; the men shown butchering the hog in 'Porkoff' are the trappers shown in 'Dead River Rough Cut,' which was also coproduced with Richard Searls. NHF cataloguer's notes, 11/94: (Narration features Maine accents. Running time is 7 min.) Men tying up pig by the leg with rope. Pig squealing. Boiling water with blow torch. Man shoots pig, pig still kicking. Puts pig in boiling water after it bleeds. Rubs in something on pig's skin to take off hair, scrapes pig. Hangs pig up, butchers pig.
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