STK-ID 22736

Sequence on fishing showing trawler approaching fishing grounds, men hauling in net, emptying salmon from net into trawler, wriggling fish in hold of boat, of boat moving on water. PAN of canning factory along waterfront. Shots of men unloading salmon. HAS of men forking fish onto conveyor in canning factory. Shots of freighter unloading at port, of men piling crates on dock. Various shots of men at work in cannery, fabricating tin cans. BOATING SHOT of dock, boat houses from small boat coming in. Shots of men unloading salmon from hold of trawler onto conveyor, other men moving cases from fish canning plant to dock where crane loads cases into hold of ship. Interior shots of hold of ship showing men piling cases. Various shots filmed inside fish canning plant. LS of waterfront showing dock and plant. Shot of nets drying on dock. Interior shots of fish canning plant. CUs of location names, Glasgow, Port of Spain, Genoa, London. Sequence of shots filmed inside fish canning plant, Asian woman at work, woman's hand cutting up and putting salmon in cans, men bringing fish parts to women, men packing cans in cases.


Excerpt from
Salmon Canning
Cariboo Chilcotin Coast
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486