Luther Metke a los 94 (1980)


A portrait of Luther Metke, a veteran of the Spanish-American War, poet, philosopher and builder of log cabins in the State of Oregon, in the northwest of the United States.

Director: Jorge Preloran.

1981 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary, Short Subjects.


Note: Many thanks to Steve for sending me a copy of this short film.

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  1. berrygin
    May 22, 2019

    very interesting! Nominated for best Documentary, short subjects, and yet….no info on IMDB!

  2. Esther Freeman
    October 29, 2022

    I saw this movie at a special viewing before it even competed.

  3. Mary. Appel
    December 15, 2022

    I worked at Lake creek lodge in Metollious taking out horseback rides in 1971… Somehow I got to see one of Luther’s masterpieces and it has retained itself in my memory as something special……I wish I had met him, what a treasure and what a legacy🤗

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