Buck: When I Was a Cowboy, with Vern Hume 1986
Video, 24 minutes
Collection: the National Gallery of Canada
“Buck: When I Was a Cowboy” functions as a biography as well as an examination of the notions of the western genre. The video follows the personal history of a retired ranch hand, William (Buck) Drummond, who worked throughout B.C. and southern Alberta between 1930 and 1979.