STK-ID 23871

[Title: Stalking Big Game] Shots of quaintly dressed guide repairing his equipment by shack, of messenger handing him telegram, of telegram, of tourist arriving by train, being met by guide. Various shots of guide and tourist riding along ridge, of the two men as seen from inside tent, of men spying on herd of big horn sheep. Shots of big horn sheep in groups and singly from various distances, of sheep tearing down gentle slope. Several HALSs and MCSs of mountain goats moving slowly up shaly slope, over some outcroppings, of mountain goats "spooking" and racing away. Shots of black tailed or jumping deer strolling, bouncing away past camera. Ungainly baby moose speeding away from camera on spidery legs. LSs of male (no antlers) and female moose grazing, strolling away. Shot of mountain view, valley, riders moving in lower foreground. Brief LS of caribou. The two men creeping on all fours away from camera, shooting animals with camera. MLSs of two caribou butting each other, of herd of caribou grazing between patches of snow. MLSs of lone caribou male watching camera. MLS of tent, men cooking meal on open fire. LAS of bear cub in tree, scambling down. MLSs of adult black bear strolling about. Shot of men saddling horses. Shot of man waving goodbye from train station. [Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
British Columbia
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486