STK-ID 23571

Group of skiers descending slope in front of Dartmouth buildings, skiing in park. Shots of skiers moving towards camera through trail in woods, coasting down slight hill past camera. Shots of beginners falling in front of camera after negotiating tricky slope. Rear shot of skiers "veeing" up hill. LS of skiers speeding down hills in valley. Skiers donning skis and racing cross country style. Three skiers demonstrating how to turn, followed by shots of single skier jumping and finally two men taking ski jump in faultless fashion. Three skiers taking jump and several doing somersault in air as they leave jump. Shots of group coming down hill, waxing skis and chatting in front of open fireplace in chalet. (camera: Thomas A Edison).


Excerpt from
Skylarking on Skis
Nova Scotia
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm dupe neg b&w, 16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486