STK-ID 12623

MS of road sign "Ste Anne de la Pérade", PAN to LS of highway, village in background. HA sequence of village built on frozen Sainte-Anne River during ice fishing season. MS of nice fishing hut. Sequence showing men cutting ice with cross-cut saw and chain saw, block of thick ice being dragged out hole, hut being adjusted over hole. Various shots of fishing huts. FOLLOW LS of light plane flying over ice fishing village, landing on ice. Sequence showing people arriving by Bombardier snowmobile, horse-drawn sled, horse-drawn cutter, pick-up truck, automobiles. Shot of horse pulling fishing hut onto ice, POV of horse pulling hut along avenues in fishing village. Interior sequence showing man putting wood in small furnace, man jerking fishes out of water, HAS of fish in water around hook, biting. CS of hands cutting bait. Night sequence showing horse-drawn cutter and snowmobile towing small cutter passing by camera in fishing village. Interior shots of group of men and women having a party in fishing hut, singing and drinking. Shots of costumed revellers on parade, duchesses and Bonhomme Carnaval dancing in front of ice castle. MCS of radio announcer interviewing woman for CHLN radio.


Excerpt from
Ice Fishing (News)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio