STK-ID 24539

[Title] [Remark: in 1858, James Hector, seeking a passage to the Pacific through the Rockies, was kicked by his horse and fell on a ridge overlooking the pass he sought. The passage became known as "The Kicking Horse Pass".] PAN over rugged mountains. LALS of horseman on crest of ridge. MS of Indigenous man wearing traditional clothes sitting in a saddle and PAN to other men in party. Silhouette shot of riders and horses, of man being kicked down. Post card silhouette of clouds, mountains, lighted lake, firs and horsemen on shore of lake. TILT UP to lighted clouds. MS of luxurious resort hotel, CU of hotel, of tourists stepping out of touring car, of cars arriving. Shots of automobile on gravel mountain road, of the "Great Divide" monument. HAS of Kicking Horse River and MS of lookout and souvenir shop with sign. PAN of mountains. Shot of vintage automobiles on tree-lined Snow Peak Avenue, of falls, natural bridge on Kicking Horse River, of mountain landscape, Wapta Falls, a serprentine road (mountain), traffic. Final shots of mountain sunset, and of Golden, British Columbia. [Titles interspersed]


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