STK-ID 27944

Two shots of fishermen silhouetted against early morning light, walking to their boats, preparing to launch them. Shot of two men unloading mail bags from Maritime Central Airways DC-3, placing on person stretcher into plane. LS of plane taking off in distance. MS of boy driving horse-drawn cart into water alongside rowboat, of men unloading fish from boat to cart, of boy driving loaded cart back onto beach. MLS of power shovel scooping silt from harbour waters from wharf. Closer shot of same. Shot of two men walking along shore, picking seaweed and kelp, loading it into horse-drawn cart. Shot of fishermen repairing seine net on beach. Shots of wharf activity, men unloading lobsters from boats. HA PAN from ship to wharf. HAS of small freighter approaching wharf at Cap-aux-Meules, cars on wharf, small fishing schooners anchored on far side of wharf.


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