STK-ID 15450

Front MS of automobiles lined up along rural road leading to Carp, Ontario. Side shot of long lineup of cars. shots of spectators jammed tight against snow fence, craning to get a better look at proceedings. MS of contestants riding to field on open hay wagon. CS of Mayor Charlotte Whitton of Ottawa, dressed in bushman gear, sporting Queen's University tam, waving to people. CS of Premier Leslie Frost of Ontario smiling and waving. CU of Mayor Allan Lamport of Toronto wearing Toronto labelled sweater and baseball cap. Rear shot of Lamport and Whitton walking across field and group, including Lamport and Whitton speaking at battery of microphones. PANs of Lamport, Whitton and Frost on speakers' platform. Shots of Lamport shaking hands with Whitton with usual lampooning antics, of both Lamport and Whitton examining plough hitch. Shot of Whitton lining up stakes, climbing onto tractor. CUs of both Whitton and Lamport ploughing with tractors. Shot of Whitton, Lamport and third female competitor levelling furrows. CU of man wearing "We Support Lamport" button. CU of furrow turning, TILT UP to rear shot of Lamport ploughing. CS of Lamport's daughters watching proceedings, wearing sunglasses and stylish scarves. Shots of field, spectators all over the place. Shot of Lamport speaking to CBC microphone, being kissed by his daughters, receiving trophy from ploughing match official, of Lamport whooping it, celebrating his win. (07/10/1952)


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