STK-ID 13506

International Plowing Match (Kingston, Ontario, 22/10/1947): two shots of Lieutenant-governor Ray Lawson on platform delivering speech. Two HASs over crowd listening. LS of official party on platform. HAS over large crowd gathered to look at farm exhibits. Two-shot of Lawson and John Bracken. Shot of Lawson and Bracken talking to plowman. Shot of Lawson posing with reins around his shoulders. Shot of Bracken posing with reins and plowing short stretch. Shot of Lawson and plowman measuring furrow. Various shots of plowing scenes, spectators looking on, men plowing furrows with teams of horses. Sequence on one-armed Bryce Drew, from Moscow (Ontario), driving tractor-drawn plow expertly. Spectators watching attentively. HAS of midway, tents on both sides, of plowing fields, men at work with teams of horses, level shots of same. Shots of span of oxen ready to go, plowing. Shots of three white-coated judges examining furrows.


Excerpt from
International Plowing Match
Kingston (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080