STK-ID 10801

PAN from barn to barnyard, flood waters, man with team of horses in inundated yard, water up to horses' stomachs. PAN of truck speeding along highway to gravel road running alongside river, farmers and soldiers placing sandbags in position to reduce flooding. MS and CSs of fast running water in swollen river. Rear shot of truck moving through flooded section of highway, of Canadian Pacific freight and passenger train moving through inundated section of countryside. Shots of men sandbagging flood area, of eroded sections of land, of sand deposits on beach from flood waters. LS of man placing pump in watered area. CU of water pouring from spout as land is being drained. TILT DOWN from trees in forest to stream trickling through and down hillside. CS of mucky, dirty water speeding along, carrying branches downstream. LS of same. Swish PAN from swollen river to rapids. CU of uprooted sections of trees along water's edge, TILT DOWN from stream running alongside summer cabin to CU of water wandering over rocks. CU of water rushing over rocks in small creek. LS of water meandering along in narrow stream which has been flooded and left sandy deposits along beach. Shot of rushing water.


Excerpt from
Fraser River
Fraser River
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, 35mm fine grain b&w
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