STK-ID 23680

Shot of men walking in wood on way to fire. Several MSs of fire burning in underbrush, fallen trees, much smoke. Shot of fire rangers spreading hose, starting gasoline pump. Several men run towards fierce fire in trees, start digging trench with shovels to prevent spread of flames. Closer shot of fire, streams of water from hoses being played on flames. Sequence on men digging, operating fire hoses, intercut with shots of flames, falling trees. Shot of man being hit by tiny tree and being pulled out by co-workers. Shot of man being bandaged around head. Silhouette of man surveying flames. Shot of men loading flat bottom boat with supplies at rustic wharf and sailing away. Shot of fire. Shots of aftermath, twisted, blackened ruins of forest, men putting finishing touches to wisps of smoke curling up from charred ground.


Excerpt from
Spare Time
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio