STK-ID 23612

AERIAL SHOT over flat section of land just outside Regina, city visible in the distance. AERIAL SHOTs over flat land, over railway bridge, along railway, past stockyards, freight train parked alongside pens. AERIAL SHOTs over flat land in Park Belt area, over snow-covered mountains, over Coquehall Valley and over Thompson River Valley. Shot from inside excavation, of rim of excavation and beyond barn and other farm buildings. Shot of scrubland, undergrowth with dry saplings. PAN to surveyor turning back to camera, waving flag and to tractor in the distance. Closer shot of surveyor. Rear shot of bulldozer butting its way through copse of dry trees. PAN from MLS of army truck, past snow ploughs, to large disk earth churner. Shot of field, farm buildings in distance, PAN to eroded roadway. AIR TO AIR SHOT of clouds, TILT DOWN to AERIAL SHOT of rough landscape, patches of trees here and there. Reverse shots of same. Low level AERIAL SHOT of air field, river, leafless trees. AERIAL SHOT of forest, meandering river, patches of verdure, cloud layers. Shots of surface of landing strip as plane takes off. AERIAL SHOTs of flat land, of eroded gullies and of strip farming showing rigourously geometrical patterns.


Excerpt from
Soil and Water
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio