STK-ID 33272

CU of cracked and parched earth during drought. Superimposed montage of AUstralian workers at work in stone quarry. Shots of large blocks being lifted by steam shovel in stone quarry, of dam under construction. Various brief shots of water in streams, spilling over dam, cascading down. Two LSs of small dams. Sequence showing irrigation ditch, grape harvest. Exterior and interior shots of Irish cottage, of farm yard. Shot of boy accompanied by two Irish children, running through yard and building in search for egges. Various CUs of animals, of hens on nests. Interior shots of the Winninpeg Wheat Exchange, traders milling about floor, of officials quoting prices on board. Various shots of prairies, men at work with horses, tractors, combines and threshers. Various brief shots of railroad yards, grain elevators, lake steamers taking on load of wheat, sailing away.


Excerpt from
One Family: A Dream of Real Things
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio