STK-ID 27942

FOLLOW SHOT of horse-drawn buggy moving along beach, fishing village across bay in background. Front MS of two fishermen walking along street of small fishing hamlet. Shot of fisherman and boy walking towards camera along dusty road. Rear shot of horse-drawn carts moving past man and boy. Front shot of silhouette of boy and man moving past camera. TILT UPs from breakers sweeping towards shore to rocky shore. PAN along rocky formations. LS of men fishing from boat under long covered bridge. Side shot of four fishermen in small smack on rough sea. Closer shot of same. Shot of man hauling in line, fish at end. MLS of four men silhouetted against strong backlight. Two shots of horse pulling boat from water as fishermen guide operation. PAN along waves sweeping in from ocean, piled lobster traps on shore in foreground. Sequence showing waves striking rocky shore, huge breakers sweeping in towards camera, CU of water hitting rocky coastline. Shots of eroded sections of coast, of holes made by water. Sequence showing frame house burning down, flames gushing out, men fighting fire with garden hoses, people watching. CS of man smoking pipe, lost in thoughts.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio