STK-ID 24136

Various shots of wheat fields, oil pumps prominent. AIR TO AIR SHOT over Piper Cub airplane airborne over forest and prairies, inspecting pipeline, interprovincial pipeline visible below. AERIAL SHOT over oil refinery near Edmonton. AERIAL SHOTs over Edmonton, over new housing development. Shots of newly built homes in residential district showing mud prior to landscaping, modern 1951 model cars parked in front of homes. PAN of shacks in slum section. Shot down main street of Redwater, Alberta. Numerous shots of oil derricks in operation, being hauled to sites by trucks, stocked wheat visible in most shots. Sequence on stock threshing operation on prairie, of wheat being drawn to thresher and threshed on prairie.


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