STK-ID 13605

LS looking along irrigation canal, two men walking towards and past camera. ECUs of man hand holding fistfull of earth. LSs of caterpillar tractors manned by Iraquis ploughing near Bagdad. TILT DOWN tall building to intersection and bookstand. CS of water pouring from wall spout, Lebanese woman filling jug. CS of women leaving fountain with jugs on their heads. LS of several boys, men parading through street, some carrying rifles. CS of three Arab nationalists. MS of several Arab soldiers dug in on hillside with rifles at the ready. CS of face of bearded Arab with long pipe. MS of man tilling soil with pick, watching for the enemy, barbed wire visible on the right. Shot of female teacher ringing bell, young Arabs racing into frame to line-up. Several shots of Arabs parading along road, of pilgrims gathered in town square near temple, priest is visible. Two shots of United Nations refugee camp in desert setting. Shot of two Arab refugees walking along row of tents. Shot of several Arab girls performing ritual dance. Shot of Arab signs in school re second, third class. TILT DOWN to eager faces of Arab kids in classroom. Several shots of young Arab boys in school.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No 56 and No 58
Lebanon, Baghdad
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486