STK-ID 36492

Shot of man walking along road in winter, passing small marker distinguishing US-Canada border, swish PAN to Customs Office. Customs officer at doorway of bus, questioning passengers as they get off (sound). Shot of service station attendant checking 1934 coupe car at gas station on border (sound). Sequence on rural mailman driving horse-drawn buggy up to Customs, hands officer mail. LS of US-Canada Customs station, Union Jack and Stars and Stripes flags side by side. MS of house in town, 1/2 in Canada and 1/2 in USA. Shot of horse-drawn wagon passing through customs. LS and MSs of small marker dividing Canada-US, river and hills in background. Two shots of Union Jack and Stars and Stripes flags side by side on border station.


Excerpt from
Undefended Frontier
Ontario, United States of America (USA)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486