STK-ID 18463

Mechanical Horse (20/07/1950): sequence on W.J. (Bill) McIntyre building mechanical horse, dissolve to practically finished horse, McIntyre putting bridle on. Shots of McIntyre riding mechanical horse, falling as horse's leg buckles. Several shots of McIntyre riding horse successfully. Two-shot of McIntyre and mechanical horse "Blowtorch". Sequence on McIntyre riding horse into gas station, getting a tank full, curious look on, wonder. Various shots of rodeo parade through Swift Current, Saskatchewan, mechanical horse center of attention. Shot of McIntyre stopping at Frontier Day Headquarter to register his horse for rodeo events. Shot of other horses moving away after registration, "Blowtorch" refusing to move. Shot of crowd looking on.


Excerpt from
Oil Pipeline / Mechanical Horse
Swift Current
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080