STK-ID 15186

TILT UP Douglas fir to two men making undercut on huge trunk. MS of tree falling away from camera as men run to safety. LAS of man walking on huge tree trunk. Shot of skinny tree falling in direction of camera, breaking as it hits other logs on ground. Shot of two men making undercut on standing tree with electric saw, FOLLOW SHOT of tree falling away from camera. Two shots of tractor hauling logs to loading dump. MLS of drag-line anchor post. Cut to winch operator. Logs being hauled up slope by drag-line. Shot of boom loader in operation. Two shots of younger lumberjack signalling to winch operator. Cut to operator manning controls of boom loader. Sequence on boom loader in operation. Cut to timber train moving past camera on bridge, huge logs on flat cars, intercut with shots of large truck hauling logs past camera. Several shots of huge logs being dropped into water from high wharf. Two MLSs of men on floating logs sorting logs in pond. Three shots of large crane loading lumber aboard freighter. Several piles of lumber on pier, including views of men at work. (19/03/1947)


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