STK-ID 22635

[Title] Trappeurs de castors (beaver trapping): shot of woodland stream. Shot of three men moving by camera to beaver house, clearing away dead wood and laying wire trap in water, camouflaging it with branches and leaving. Two shots of Indigenous men standing by trapped beaver, lifting trap and beaver. CU of beaver in trap. Cut to flash on jacket reading: "Indian tallyman, beaver preserve, Canada". TILT DOWN from sign "Huntsville" railway station, a few people on platform, men loading beaver cages into baggage car. TILT DOWN from name "Moosonee" on station to Indigenous women, men and children on platform looking at beavers in cages. Shot of cage being loaded into canoe and paddled away. CU of Indigenous woman and two men, paddling canoe. Shot of beaver being released in secluded spot and swimming away. [End title]


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 89
National Film Board
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Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
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720 x 486