STK-ID 31291

In the Upper Ottawa Valley of Ontario, various shots of objects on a table in an abandoned house, snow on table, glass, old lantern, tattered curtains flapping in the breeze. ZOOM OUT from door handle to interior of building. TILT DOWN from wrecked ceiling to bedstead. Various interior shots of abandoned house. PAN to and TILT UP staircase. Shot of wrecked interior of piano. ZOOM IN on stove, walls, staircase, debris on floor. Interior shot of barn, abandoned pieces of farm equipment. LS of old wood range in kitchen. Closer shot of wood range. TILT UP from rubbish on floor to ceiling, light fixture in living room. CUs of "Decca" record label on floor, title "Rock and Roll Rhapsody", by the Four Aces. HAS down staircase, TILT UP to interior of room, rocking chair. CU of chair rocking by itself as ghost rests. Interior shot of barn, toy truck on floor. TILT DOWN from carriage in loft to CU of old saddle. Interior shot of house, ZOOM OUT from piano in empty room.


Excerpt from
Where Have All the Farms Gone?
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio