STK-ID 11965

Sequence showing modern method of harvesting maple tree sap; MS of man drilling hole into tree, inserting metal spile and hanging tin bucket. CUs of bucket hanging from tree and of sap dripping from spile. MSs of buckets hanging from trees, man harvesting sap as horse-drawn cutter moves by in foreground. Sequence showing men collecting sap, emptying buckets into container on horse-drawn cutter. Snowy sequence showing men emptying buckets of sap into collecting system made of pipes. More shots of men in late spring emptying buckets of sap into pipes. MLS of evaporator building. HAMS of man inside evaporator checking newly made syrup. HACS PAN over syrup in boiler. Sequence on canning and bottling operations. MS of man boiling maple sugar blocks. CU of the sugar blocks. MS of man pouring melted maple sugar into molds. [Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Harvest of the Maple Sugar
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486