STK-ID 31937

Front shot of sheep heading towards, past and below camera. Side shot of flock passing, of elderly shepherd moving past, herd visible in background. PAN of herd to horsemen. Various shots of flock, of shepherd and dog, of sheep fording narrow rocky brook in little groups, grazing peacefully, flocking on road as woman in convertible car waits patiently. Various MCSs of shepherds (who might as well be cowboys) removing bed rolls from saddles, drinking coffee. CUs of young and elderly shepherds. Various shots of shepherds tending sheep. Shot of cowboy (shepherd) on horseback, pack horses heading for and past camera. Humourous sequence showing woman in convertible car counting sheep and finally falling asleep. Various shots of shepherds eating around campfire. Shots, including CU, of sheep dog at work. Various night shots of bonfire, of Indigenous women dancing, men drumming. CUs of bonfire.


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