The Romance of the Far Fur Country

Director Harold M. Wyckoff
Year 1920
Run Time 120min
Genre Documentary

Shot with a scope that reaches from coast to coast to coast, this early documentary about the fur trade is about as ambitious as it gets. With scenes ranging from intimate to awe-inspiring, this silent epic tells a story that encompasses a wide variety of landscapes and people that participated in the industrial frenzy.

Created to commemorate the Hudson’s Bay Company’s 250th anniversary, this is the first feature length documentary in Canadian History, and is an important piece of history. Documenting different aspects of Canada almost 100 years ago, it is a fascinating look into the culture of that era.


Harold M. Wyckoff


E. W. Hammons, Hudson's Bay Company





Original Language


Canadian Distributor

Five Door Films