STK-ID 30375

Shots of heavy logs rolling off timber trailer into water, PAN to log raft and mountain in background. Shot of tall, stripped tree trunk with tiny figure of high-rigger sticking to very top, TILT DOWN, TILT UP. MS of last axe stroke of rigger, of top falling as rigger hangs on to whipping stick. Longer shot of falling top, TILT DOWN with falling tree top, TILT UP again to high-rigger. CUs of rigger with equipment. TILT DOWN trunk with rigger coming down. CUs of lumberjacks cutting standing tree with chain saw. CU of rigger at base of tree, wrapping safety belt around tree and climbing. Vertical LAS of trunk and foliage, of rigger climbing. MSs of rigger stripping tree. Shots of crane loading logs on trailer. CU of crane operator in cab.


Excerpt from
The Tall Country
British Columbia
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio