STK-ID 30472

Sequence showing race horses covered with blankets being led by trainer in single line past stable, past camera, family standing by horse and sulky, horse moving away from group as little boy sits on sulky, driver following behind. Shot of pacers starting out towards camera along track in front of crowded grandstand. MLS of racers rounding curve away from camera on track. Front LS of crowded grandstand, horses passing in front of stands as patrons get into picture in immediate foreground. Shots of track announcer speaking into microphone, of announcer walking off frame and coming back in as horses speed by in front of stand in background. HAS of spectators and gamblers at rail. Front shot of spectators at rail, horses and sulkies speeding by in a blur. Two MSs of announcer speaking into microphone. HAS of horse and sulky, of boy sitting on sulky, driver standing behind, people assembled around. CS of driver and horse's head. CUs of horses head, people standing about. TRAVELLING SHOT of horses and mobile gate at start of race, of horses racing as gate drives off.


Excerpt from
My Island Home
Prince Edward Island
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio