STK-ID 27940

Shots of boat loaded with lobster traps moving along coast, of men throwing traps into water. LS of lighthouse. LS of horse-drawn carts. Shot of several men shoving bow of small freighter away from pier at Havre-Aubert. Shots of men sorting, packing lobsters, weighing them. CS of lobsters being thrown in crate, of weigher recording weights in log book. LS of sea, barrels and lobster traps in foreground. Shot of woman carrying two pails across yard, around buildings, dwelling in distant background. MS of cave eaten through rock by water. PAN left from scarecrow to eroded section of land near waterfront. PAN from eroded banks to bay, village in distant background. PAN back to banks. LS of fishing boat silhouetted against backlight in bay as seen through pole fence. PAN from horse grazing in field to gravel road winding through hills. MS of lobster boat moving along slowly. DOLLY SHOT past lobster boat, men hauling in lobster traps. Shots of men hauling in traps, removing lobsters, throwing traps overboard. CS of lobsters being removed from traps, being hauled in from water. MLS of lobster boat speeding through water.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080