STK-ID 22875

Science helps the farmers: sequence on saplings planting showing man on tractor-drawn planter planting pine saplings, large group of men planting saplings by hand, including views of saplings in furrows. Two shots of large steam tractor moving by camera in field. TILT DOWN, TILT UP gash caused by erosion in field. PAN of dust bowl, sandy wastes. MS of dust storm. CSs of peaches and plums in trees. CSs of melons in field, of squash being thrown in a pile. CU of worm eating leaf. Sequence on spraying showing man spraying pesticide on tree with hose, man spraying potato field with tractor-drawn sprayer, men spraying potato field with horse-drawn sprayer, CUs of sprays. MS of men stacking stooks, throwing stooks onto threshing machine, MLS of grain coming out of spout. Shots of tractor-drawn machine throwing fire burning plants and stubble in field. LASs of meteorological station, wind velocity spoons and of farm windmill spinning.


Excerpt from
Science Helps the Farmer/Hog Family Supreme
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio