STK-ID 11964

[Title: The Harvest of the Sugar Maple Tree]: sequence on man harvesting maple tree sap in old fashion way; MS and CU of man drilling hole in tree, inserting wooden spile, hanging wooden bucket, sap already dripping into bucket. CU of bucket full of sap. Sequence on man collecting sap from buckets, carrying it to other man boiling sap over open fire into two large pots. MS of pots. CU of piece of pork hanging over pot to keep sap from boiling over. MS of the two men removing pot from fire, man emptying fuming liquid from pot to container using large ladle. CSs of small boy drinking sap from bucket, then sucking sap right out of spile. [Titles interspersed]

DETAILS

Excerpt from
Harvest of the Maple Sugar
Location
Ontario
Year
1925
Collection
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital BĂ©tacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
4/3
Available resolutions
720 x 486