STK-ID 27898

Sable Island, Nova Scotia: MSs of Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Navy rescuers approaching Catalina FB aircraft in rowboat, loading casualty aboard plane. MLS of sandy wastes of Sable Island. TRAVELLING CSs of water during take off. AERIAL SHOTs over sandy beach of Sable Island and over small ship. CU of man's hand sending message using morse key. TILT UP radio tower at rear of building. MCS of woman trimming shrubbery in garden. Sequence showing air-sea rescue team pulling rowboat in shallow water towards beach, moored Catalina FB aircraft moored in background. Sequence includes views of rescuers carrying nurse and RCAF sergeant on their back, rescuers on beach giving first aid to casualty with broken leg lying on beach, carrying casualty back to rowboat on stretcher. LS of wild horses running on beach. MS of water lapping on beach. MLSs of seals in water.


Excerpt from
Winter in the Prairie / Sable Island
Sable Island
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio