Email This Page to a FriendPreview: The Ship Builders of Essex
June 14, 2012
A world apart. Sit back and enjoy as this 1940’s documentary evokes wooden ship building in the legendary town of Essex, Massachusetts. A little hokie in a Movietone News sort of way, the film nevertheless shows how it took a village to build a boat in the era of the adze and the caulking mallet.