STK-ID 19577

Placer mining: MS of water rushing down sluice. LS of small dried up river bed, TILT UP to ESTABLISHING SHOT of mountain landscape in the Rockies. LS of three miners shacks on wooded mountain side, group of men walking down hill. MS of water pouring down sluice onto ground. MCS of man standing ankle deep in river, panning for gold. Shots of water being hosed into placer mining site. Sequence showing man dumping barrel of muck onto sluice, man raking muck in sluice, man's hand handling lump of muck, man panning gold at end of sluice, man examining ore in pan.


Excerpt from
Placer Gold Mining
Canadian Rockies
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486