STK-ID 32311

CU of young man rolling cigarette, PAN to other man operating wheel in lighthouse. Shots of man standing beside turning wheels, of the two men climbing up ladder carrying lanterns, of man operating crank, of the two men checking the inside of tank. HAS of crane lifting up metal tank out of tunnel. CU of smoking funnel of ship moving away, other ship in background. Shot of two officers on bridge of ship, other joining them. Sequence in lighthouse showing keeper pouring oil into lamp, lighting it with match, CU of wick of lamp, man's hand lighting it up with match. CU of young man's face looking at lamp turning, light of lamp reflecting on his face. CU of revolving lamp in lighthouse. Shot of man sitting in office, young man entering, being interviewed for job. CU of book "Contrat d'engagement et compte de l'équipage", hand opening book, turning pages, writing signature. MS of young man in sailor clothes sitting at table with two men, sailor standing to leave. Shots of man and sailor coming out of frame house, walking outside house along shore with dog, entering door at lighthouse. HAMS of sailor coming up stairs inside lighthouse, looking around. HAS motor dory towing men and crates in second one on water.


Excerpt from
River Workers
Bas-Saint-Laurent (region)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio