STK-ID 11198

[Remark: Maligne Lake, a pool of quick silver set into setting of granite, amply deserves its nickname of "Gem of the Rockies".] Shot of mirror-like Maligne Lake among towering peaks. LS of Jasper Park Lodge. CS of two men studying map. Three women coming out and chatting excitedly with men. Shot of men and horses getting ready for trip. Cowboy type and horse appear to kiss. Shot of cavalcade on its way. Tourists gazing at raging waters of Maligne River. Group negotiating foot bridge over Maligne Canyon. TILT UP canyon walls. Shot of white waterfall. Tourists pitching camp. Various shots of surroundings at dusk, of sunset, of campers enjoying meal, of visitor, of chipmunk nibbling away. CUs of squirrel sitting and munching, of deer. Day shot of two bear cubs in tree, of mother bear running away, of cowboy playing with cub. HAS of tourists fording Maligne River, arriving at lake and throwing a few rocks in water. Tourists sitting in boat as guide starts outboard. HAS, LS of passengers in boat. BOATING SHOTs of water, shores, mountain landscape in background. Shot of towering snow-flecked mountain, base in darkness. Tourists arriving at camp, guide cooking meal on fire in front of tee-pee. Tourists starting back for lodge. Various shots of mountain country, of mountain sheep. Shot of woman and horse silhouetted against sky, of pack train silhouetted against sky, of peak silhouetted against bright cloud.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
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