STK-ID 30175

Various shots of daily life after working hours for workers of oil exploration drillsite on Maclean Strait, men discussing around table at mealtime, of man washing dishes in kitchen, man watching television, of recyclable garbage (milk boxes and cans) in box, of food on shelves, of man reading magazines (Playboy, Canadian Petroleum), of men eating all together, of cook serving plates, of cooks at work in kitchen, of men relaxing in corridor, playing game, talking in CB radio. Shots of men playing pool game. Shots of man (Tim) in his bedroom reading magazine and listening to cassette recorder, of Tim lying on his bed, writing in his diary, of Tim asleep with his diary on his stomach. Various shots of workers of oil drillsite in waiting room, passing customs and boarding plane, of men in plane, of pilots in cockpit. Shot of radar screen. Night shot of runway as plane lands. Shots of Tim walking out of airport and taking taxi cab. CSs of Tim looking through window in cab.


Excerpt from
Beyond the Frontier
MacLean Strait
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio