STK-ID 30710

Various LSs of war canoes racing along in mid-river. HAS of contestants bringing their canoes to water, spectators standing by. HALS of canoe race, spectators in foreground. FOLLOW LS of race. MS of contestants launching their canoes, paddling away, of canoes milling about before race. Shot of winning captain being hoisted up on team mates' shoulders. PAN over milling crowd of contestants, spectators on river bank. MLS of large canoe, several rowers aboard, TILT UP to LS of spectators on bank across river. HALS of several canoes starting out, of canoes paddling along at mid-stream, of canoe heading for camera at full speed. HASs of winning captain with cup, of team with cup. Shot of people walking towards camera on pier, of exhausted rower being carried by team mates as others follow with canoe. Shots of rowers carrying large canoe to water, of canoe speeding by camera during race. Shot and front shot of one-man shells racing over finish line, of large racing canoes speeding along including front view of canoe. HALS of several canoes at beginning of race. MS of champion's flag being displayed. Three-shot of beauty contests finalists.


Excerpt from
War Canoes
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080