STK-ID 22797

[Title: Saskatchewan's National Playground] Shot of sun reflection on Waskesiu Lake. Shot of tourists boarding canoes as people wade in water in background. Lengthy sequence on two men in canoe paddling along, pushing their canoe through shallow rapids, using wind power to lighten their task as they cross Kingsmere Lake. Shot of three men portaging past camera, carrying effects, canoe. Two men get back into canoe for the rest of the trip. Shots of Metis Louis Lavallee repairing birch bark canoe as boy looks on, man filling and smoking his pipe. PAN of canoe along water's edge on beach. CU of waterbird on shore. PAN of choppy surface of lake. Shots of man in canoe on Crean Lake, of man in canoe with sail on, of man speeding about in outboard canoe. Shots of mirror still Hearts Lake, wooded shores reflected in water. ELS of canoe moving on Waskesiu Lake, crossing sun's reflection, framed by oval mask. [End title; titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Saskatchewan's National Playground
Prince Albert
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio