STK-ID 15399

[Remark: the commercial apple harvest is a gigantic industry that stretches across Canada.] PAN over apple growing country from vantage point. Shot of British Columbia sawmill where boxes for packaging apples are made. CU of apple tree and of three apples. Shot of man picking apples rapidly, emptying his bag in barrel. Shot of boxes of apples being loaded onto wagon, of wagon being pulled to packaging plant, boxes being unloaded and carried into plant by automatic carrier. Several people sitting at table inspecting fruits inside plant. Apples are graded by hand according to color and by machines according to size, they are then hand-wrapped and packed. Shot of government inspector checking grading of boxes of apples. Some of the boxes are placed in a cold storage plant for late shipping, others are slated for export and must be wired. Boxes are carefully stacked in box cars and brought to markets.


Excerpt from
Marketing The Canadian Apple
British Columbia
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio