STK-ID 33305

Shots of sign "Cape Breton Co-operative Services LTD" over door, of "Tompkinsville" road sign, houses in background, of sign "New Waterford Credit Union Ltd" on building. Shot of miners talking, mining buildings in background. CU of elderly fisherman. FOLLOW MS of two fishermen carrying load of fish to scale on dock for weighing. Shots of men discussing in meeting. CU of miner, dirty face. FOLLOW MLS of fisherman waking along low wooden trestle footpath over water towards shacks along edge of water. Shots of fisherman aboard dory, hauling up big fish on single line. Front shot of fisherman walking towards camera on road, village houses at right frame. CU of weatherbeaten face of elderly fisherman.


Excerpt from
The Rising Tide
Cape Breton Island
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio