STK-ID 32271

Les Reportages No 110: Les Fraises de l'île d'Orléans (Strawberries from Île d'Orléans). LS of men and women picking strawberry in field. Front CS of man kneeling in field, picking strawberries. CU of strawberries in dish in field. Shot of ox-drawn hay wagon moving along dirt road, turning into laneway towards whitewashed farmhouse. Shots of man moving thimothy field with horse-drawn machine, of man cutting up thimothy field with hand scythe. CU of hands of woman filling jars with preserved strawberries as man's hand puts lids on jars. Sequence showing strawberry jars moving on conveyor in bottling factory, women checking jars, applying labels, packing jars into cardboard boxes. CUs of jar of preserved strawberries, of label "Old City Strawberry Jam". MSs of man pouring hot water and bucket of white sugar in mixing vat, stirring mixture to prepare syrup for preserves, of other man pouring cooked strawberries from vat into smaller pot in bottling plant. CU of road sign "Île d'Orléans - Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré". MSs of small and very old white washed church, of ancient white washed homestead. LS of typical Quebec village, thimothy hay in foreground.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 110
Île d'Orléans
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080