STK-ID 32372

Various shots of Centennial Barkerville stagecoach pulling in front of Victoria public building, of passengers in 19th century clothes stepping out, being presented with scrolls by city officials. LAMS of stage drivers. MCSs of participants during presentation ceremony. Shot of horse-drawn coach pulling in front of city hall, passengers stepping down as crowds watch. Various shots of stagecoach moving down road in British Columbia with shotgun guard and outriders, of passengers either coming out, or getting into stagecoach, of people in old-fashioned dress making speeches. MSs and CUs of "bad men" on horseback, of gun artist demonstrating fast draw and missing holster as he puts up his six-shooter, of trio of horsemen racing hell bent for leather towards and past camera. Shot of sheriff of Lawford county and his deputies, all bearded and toting six-guns ride by in jalopy. Shot of riders galoping past camera. TRAVELLING SHOTs of road, of countryside, of horses, from the top of stagecoach. Various shots of crowds watching, shooting pictures, of stagecoach stopping over in various towns and villages, loading and unloading, of stagecoach being held up. CU of sign "City of Ladysmith". Shots of Anglican church built in 1869, of stagecoach arriving. Shot of stagecoach arriving at Barkerville, of scroll being presented to Mrs Wendell, one of the few persons remaining in town. (00/06/1958)


Excerpt from
Stage Coach
Victoria (British Columbia), Barkerville
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
960 x 720