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Author Veuve, Jacqueline.

Title The death of the grandfather or the sleep of the just / by Jacqueline Veuve
Published Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 1978
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (87 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary A tale, told by his five daughters, of the life and death of a man very representative of a Protestant Switzerland in the early 20th century where life was conditioned by the work ethic. He was first a farmer, then a factory worker, then the head of a small family affair where his daughters became his workers
Notes Previously released on DVD
Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 23, 2010)
Event Recorded in Switzerland
Subject Ethnographic films -- Switzerland.
Genre/Form Documentary
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Other Titles La mort du grand-père ou le sommeil du juste