STK-ID 2911

Shot looking down Barkerville Main Street, man dressed in period costume in foreground. MS of other man similarly dressed lounging by barber pole, woman in antique costume walking by, PAN to man. MLS of Anglican church dating back to 1858. PAN from wall to street in ghost town. CU of padlock on door. MS of boarded windows. Rear view of crowd dressed in period costumes. MSs of tourists taking pictures. CU of women wielding cameras. Various shots down streets full of tourists. LS of pile of wagon wheels leaning against blacksmith shop. LS of Barkerville seen through broken window, little girl walking up to window and looking through it past camera. MS of reconstructed sporting house, tourists walking into frame, peering into building. Closer shots of tourists and TILT UP to sign. MS of curtain at "Theatre Royal", curtain rising revealing chorus line dressed in vintage costumes performing. Shot of gartered knee peeking from behind backdrop as curtain goes down. MSs of signs re Barkerville Chinatown and Barkerville Restoration Advisory Committee. MS of rusty old mining machinery half hidden by weeds. Shots of old graves in cemetery. Various shots of tourists panning for gold on Morning Star claim. LS of actor playing Judge Matthew Begbie (hanging judge) orating for some tourists from steps of courthouse. Shot of candy shop keeper handing some candy to child off frame. Shots of souvenirs.


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