STK-ID 31630

Numerous shots, ECUs, MCSs of evergreen branches, cones; of maple tree leaves, foliage. Longer shots of an elm tree, of spruce tree. PAN LASs of spruce trees. Cut to deciduous trees in autumn colours. HA static shot of woods on hill. PAN of same. AERIAL SHOTS of woods. HA PAN over small lake, field, copse, farm buildings in distance. Cut to MLS of white frame farmhouse. Cut to abandoned farmhouse. Closer shot of wall, boarded window, door. Sequence on forestry class meeting in woods, instructor talking, students listening, instructor removing test boring from tree trunk, showing sample to students. Sequence on family moving from old house, piling effects in pick-up truck, driving away, arriving at new home, entering same. Various shots of Holstein cattle being led around field during judging of milk cattle at field day, spectators looking on, of potato picker being displayed, of farmer ploughing with team of horses in ploughing competition. Judges, spectators follow. Cut from stock pile to jack ladder, to LSs of pulp mill with wood in river in foreground. MS of flame almost filing frame in forest fire, trees in background. Shot of two men sharpening axe on grind stone. Sequence on men cutting wood in woodlot. CUs of chainsaws at work, men with axes, horse being used to skid logs, men sawing logs with buck saws. Shots of log on carriage being sawn in sawmill.


Excerpt from
Trees Are a Crop
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080