STK-ID 12089

LS of horse-drawn wagons loaded with sheaves crossing prairie. Sequence on threshing operation, showing horse-drawn wagons approaching thresher in field, farm labourers shovelling straw in thresher blowing it on to stack. CU of farm labourer operating steam shovel. LSs of herd of cattle crossing prairie, around waterhole and in pen. CU of sign: THIS IS NOT A PUBLIC ROAD. CS of sugar beets being shovelled. LS of trucks loaded with beets hauling them to depository. Several ESTABLISHING SHOTs of farm area at foothills, patchwork fields. Long sequence on settlers crossing prairie in covered wagons showing caravan moving against sunset, CUs of horses legs and wheels of wagons moving in tall grass, settlers in 1890's attire riding wagons, outrider cowboy leading caravan across prairie, LAMLSs of caravan moving across prairie, sky with fluffy clouds in background. Sequence on sugar beets harvesting showing horse teams pulling cultivator through beet field, CU of beets on ground, farm labourers shovelling beets into horse-drawn wagon.


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