STK-ID 32313

BOATING SHOTs of rolling sea seen through ship's stairs and rigging, land in the distance, of land at horizon across body of water. Shot of wireless operator at work in radio room, sailor delivering him message, operator resuming work, sending message over telegraph. Shots of men in engine room of ship, lighting boiler, of engineer's face as he works, of other engineer watching dial. TILT UP potatoes in pail to man peeling, PAN to cook at stove. CS of young seaman reading book in bunk bed, putting book down, stretching to lie back on pillow. Shot of freighter steaming past camera ship. HAMS of seagulls diving for food on water. Sequence showing seamen in sou'westers and raincoats manhandling crates on ship's deck in rainy weather.


Excerpt from
River Workers
Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio