STK-ID 33075

Springtime in the Sugar Bush: MS of several young men emptying pails of sap into large tank in sugar bush. CU of maple sugar being poured into moulds. CS of boy gathering sap from pail on tree, TILT UP to MS of two othe boys doing the same. CS of leafless tree, TILT UP to LS of Saint Alexandre College nestled among trees across Gatineau River. CS PAN across boiling vats, much vapour, to man removing foam. HACU of sap boiling in vat. MS of maple bush, young men standing on horse-drawn flat car, moving past camera. CS of man of man removing float from evaporator, immersing it into boiling vat, putting float back into place in holder along side of vat. MS of roof of sap house, TILT DOWN to HAMS of large group of people around table. MS of group of people around table. CU of ladle pouring maple taffy on snow in small pails. MS of young men packing snow in small pails. Rear MS of man pouring maple taffy on snow in small pails for boys lining up along table. Two MLSs of Saint-Esprit priests leading large group of boys down laneway, Saint-Alexandre College in background. MLS of sap house, two priest walking towards it. CS of sap dripping from spile into bucket on tree. Various shots of maple sap being emptied from buckets on trees into pails.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 18
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio