STK-ID 17134

Sand Removal: LS with PAN of a vast sandy ground being turned and shovelled by a great number of workers, to be changed into a productive field for cultivation. MS to CS of men breaking and shovelling ground, PAN to LAMS of man emptying barrow full of sand further; man moving away with empty barrow; PAN to workers breaking ground and CS of shovelling. MLS of workers shovelling and filling hole with sand. Shot from various angles of girls shovelling. Shot from various angles of men carrying and emptying wheelbarrows filled by other workers shovelling further. Various shots of men and women at work breaking ground, shovelling.


Excerpt from
North China Commune
Wushing (Wuxing)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio