STK-ID 21855

Pisciculture: three shots of babbling brook, water flowing over rocks. CIRCULAR PAN of the Station Piscicole des Laurentides in Saint-Faustin. CU of sign to that effect. A man stands at edge of one pool and throws food in. Cut to fish darting about after the food. CU of fish filling frame, trout. Shots of minnow tank, man throwing food in it. Thousands of minnows in water. Sequence on man electrocuting (temporarily) fish in a glass tank; man pressing button, fish in tank rolling over and sinking while others, not similarly affected, dart about in a frenzy. Cut to pick-up truck arriving at wharf. Men load containers of small fishes in a seaplane, board same and taxi off. FOLLOW SHOT of plane taking off. Shots of splashes made by fish drop intercut with CUs of spout in wing of plane as load is released. AERIAL SHOTS of fish conservation station and LS of man looking up at aircraft.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 72
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