STK-ID 32181

LS from top of hill of jeep speeding across forest clearing and disappearing into trees. Shot of jeep heading for camera on rough road bordered by tall spruce trees, passing close to camera and heading away around bend. LAS of jeep heading for and past camera. CUs of wheels of truck, of tractor-trailer moving away from camera, sliding sideways on muddy road. Interior shots of cab, CUs of driver's face, of his hands on wheel. HAMSs of trucks carrying oil company's equipment moving slowly on rough bush road. Shots of wheels of ten-wheeler spinning in mud, of bulldozer towing truck, of bulldozer's tracks. LAMSs of bulldozer towing truck. Various shots of large tractor-trailers speeding through bush, carrying dismantled derrick. CUs of wheels and tracks rolling through mud. Interior shot of bulldozer cabin showing driver, large trailer truck being towed behind bulldozer. Rear shot of pickup fish-tailing along muddy road in oil camp.


Excerpt from
Roughnecks: The Story of Oil Drillers
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486