STK-ID 18025

TRAVELLING LS from locomotive of typical northern woods showing stunted spruce, alders, swamp, buildings of Normetal along railway. PAN to front TRAVELLING SHOT of track, roadside railway buildings extending in shot of mine buildings. Various shots of activity in Normetal showing horse-drawn wagon, various buildings, woman hanging clothes on clotheslines full of wash flopping high over roofs. Shot of miners going to work, stopping to look at two moose heads tied to front of car. Sequence showing silhouettes of buildings against lighted sky, street scenes during the day with children carrying schoolbags, women, men going to work, and little vehicular traffic. LS of group of buildings in town in early morning, dust swirling around camera. Rear silhouetted shot of heads of man and woman kissing in car at night. Night street scene showing typical mining town activity, few people in street, porches of buildings, automobiles circulating and shaft of Normetal copper mine visible in background.


Excerpt from
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