STK-ID 35300

MLSs of farmhouses and buildings, rural road, fields and leafless trees in evidence in Waterloo area, southern Ontario. MS of Mennonite man driving horse-drawn cart on rural road. Various shots of Amish Henry Schmidt seeding field with old horse-drawn machinery, including shots of Schmidt pouring seed from bags into seeder, unharnessing horses form seeder machine and driving them away. Various shots of Schmidt driving four horses pulling tilling machine, of man driving horses without machinery out of field and across road, his son Georges taking mail in mailbox, of team of horses, PAN to man driving tractor in field. Several shots of Georges pouring seed from bag into seeder, driving team of horses through field, some shots with farm buildings in background. Shots of father tilling ground with four horses in other field. MLS of modern tractor in neighbour's field, ZOOM OUT to Schimdt and horses. (00/05/1975)


Excerpt from
Waterloo Farmers
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio