STK-ID 15251

Various interior shots from various angles and distances of men turning out asbestos products. Shots of bags being filled with asbestos, of corrugated asbestos paper going through a small paper machine. CUs of corrugated paper being dried by gas jets, of paper unwinding slowly from a roll, of heat insulators being made, of machine operator at work. More shots of heat insulators moving on conveyors, being dried by gas jets, being stacked, of asbestos paper machine. Shot of man filing cans with plastic cement. CU of asbestos coating oozing out of tap. CUs of labels on cans. HALS of men turning out asbestos shingles. Vertical TRAVELLING SHOT to shingles being stacked on floor. CU of woman at work, TILT DOWN to asbestos panels she's handling. Various CSs of asbestos products including heat insulators, corrugated panels, brake linings as seen from the end of the stacks, of neat geometric designs formed by the various shapes.


Excerpt from
The Magic Mineral
Thetford Mines
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486