STK-ID 27395

Eye Witness No.100: Safety on the Water: HAS over grassy beach, bathers, lake in a resort. Closer shot of people sun bathing, of children playing in sand near water. HAMLS of motorboats speeding past boathouses, down narrow cove and up again. Shot of several children standing, sitting on pier, looking past camera. Various shots of motorboats speeding turning on narrow river, boathouses, town buildings visible on both banks. Shot of motorboat floating up to pier, Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer boarding it, inspecting various safety equipment. MLS of two men in out-board motorboat, one man struggling to get the motor started, twisting throttle, sending the boat off recklessly. Various shots of motorboat "buzzing" bathers showing appropriate alarm, of men and girl splashing water at each other vigorously. LS of boat and water skier skimming over water in the distance. Shot of other boat speeding dangerously close to rowboat with some children. LS of lake, bathers, motorboats chasing each other in the distance. (00/08/1957)


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 100
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080