STK-ID 33553

PAN LS of mountain to ship at wharf in Alaska. Static LS of ship at wharf. Closer shot of same, snow-patched mountain in background. Shot of train loaded with containers moving past camera on wharf, ship in background. MS, MLS of sign: ''Welcome to Shagway and the gateway to the Yukon'' - Rock face with various posters stuck to it, container on wharf. FOLLOW SHOT of warmly dressed man walking toward the camera and toward the ship. Front of White Pass diesel locomotive on wharf. Same of locomotive pushing string of flat cars pass the camera. Man guides same. LAS of container being lowered to flat car. HALS, LASs over ship's hold, containers being unloaded. Near vertical HAS of operator in cabin of container unloader. MCS of his face, his hand on control and vertical HAS over man, his hand on control. Cut to view of track through cut from locomotive engineer's station. Side view of engineer at control, rock face visible through window of moving locomotive in background.


Excerpt from
L'homme et le froid
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080