STK-ID 31180

Sequence in cemetery showing people filing past camera between graves, of thombstones on graves, PAN across graveyard. MS PAN of dilapidated, abandoned farm buildings. HALS down rural road extending to horizon. Sequence in park showing children playing on slide, on swing, on teeter-trotter, in sandbox. HALS of evergreen forest, PAN across forest. HALS of bush, gravel road in lower foreground. HASs over freight yards and elevator at Searle, Manitoba. Shots of doctor injecting school children in rural classroom, nurse assisting. Shots in temporary clinic showing doctor preparing to inject baby, of women entering as other leaves, doctor meeting woman holding baby in waiting room, receptionist in background. MS of girl handing lunches to children in cafeteria. Shots of boy sick in bed, doctor administrating medicine. CS of girl pouring soup in bowl as she lunches in school cafeteria. Shot of woman guiding boy behind curtains in classroom, PAN across mothers and children sitting at desks. Shots of school children getting into rural horse-drawn "school van", of van moving down road. HALS down street of small town. Shots of boy riding horse to school, of white house among trees, of two men loading wheat onto wagon in field, entrance to dilapidated house, of woman broadcasting at microphone, engineer in booth in background. TILT UP filing cabinets to LAS of woman going through drawer, standing on stool. Shots in hospital showing surgical instruments on table, of instruments in cabinet, of nurse mixing chemicals in laboratory, pouring liquid from bottle into test tube.


Excerpt from
Rural Health
Southern Manitoba
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486