STK-ID 27708

[Title] ESTABLISHING HAS of orchards to horizon. MSs of blossoms on trees, trees in orchard. CUs of cherries, peaches. Shot of farmer picking peaches with special picker. Shot of schoolgirls picking cherries standing on ladders. PAN of several girls posing with their fruit baskets. Shot of team of horses heading for camera, picking up group of farmettes. Two men packing cherries in small baskets. HAS of three of the baskets. Fruit baskets are loaded onto a 1915 Model T converted truck and driven out of shed past camera. Line up of trucks and wagons loaded with fruits at the pre-cooling plant in Grimbsy. Men unload fruit baskets. Cut to loading shed, men at work preparing shipments. Front shot of Canadian Pacific Railway steam freight pulling in, men loading fruits into refrigerator cars. Electric locomotive pulling single flat car past camera. Shot of man leaving basket plant with a horse-drawn wagon-load of empty baskets. ESTABLISHING HAS of orchards in Niagara fruit belt. Exterior shot of loading platform of cannery factory. Interior shot of women grading cherries by hand. Cut to cans moving on belt conveyor as women work in background. Man in overalls lifting batch of cans from cooker, cooling them, cans being crated. HAS of Hamilton Fruit Market, eye line view of women shopping. Two women shopping at roadside stand. Front MLS of farm house, two little girls eating cherries, child eating peach. [Interspersed titles; End title]


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