Buck: When I Was a Cowboy, with Vern Hume 1986

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.

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Buck: When I Was A Cowboy – Video still

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Buck: When I Was A Cowboy – Video still

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