STK-ID 2343

Lengthy PAN of Yarmouth waterfront. Cut to shot of Main Street, flivver moving towards camera, other cars parked along curb. Sequence on residential district, substantial houses, leafy gardens. Shot of people strolling in gardens, man walking his dogs. Shots of Hawthorne Hedges, of street with one car moving by, of gateway sculpted out of hedge surrounding house. Three shots of golf course, few people playing. Cut to fishing harbour men unloading fishing boats, cutting up fish, setting fish out in the sun to dry. Sequence on Shelburne, Nova Scotia showing plaque commemorating founding of town, main street with one car, houses, the original Loyalist church. Two shots of ox towing stalled car. Cut to sequence on Liverpool main street, several old cars, ox pulling farm wagon, residences along shady street. Cut to fishing harbour, fishermen unloading fishing boats. HASs of beach, youngsters wading. PAN of Bridgewater waterfront. Cut to shot of main street, car moving away from camera, to residential street with its automobiles. Shots of shores of La Have River, woodlands. Sequence on Crescent beach, quartet of women, five flivvers moving on the sand towards camera. HAS of Petite Riviere. ESTABLISHING SHOT of Lunenberg. Shot of ox and cart in street, shipyard. Shot of Chester.


Excerpt from
A Seaside Summerland
Nova Scotia
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486