STK-ID 36613

Prince Edward Island: MSs of hundreds of chickens being barbecued over open fire, men turning chickens over at Crapaud fair. Sequence showing people paying entrance fee, heading for ride. MSs, CUs of ride in motion, children whizzing by camera. Various shots of pony ride, of colt rolling in dust as children ride past camera in extreme foreground. PAN from wheel of fortune at North Rustico fair to other games of chance, people trying their luck. CUs of faces of players, of hands on game board. Shots of games, people enjoying them. Shots of men roasting whole sheep on spit, cutting it up, of empty fair grounds prior to celebration, men moving large "Centennial Field" sign. TILT DOWN from small Red Ensign flag to pig in poultry wire cage. CUs of town crier's face. PAN from crowd to red liveried town crier reading from scroll. Sequence showing children being given rides on ponies in Cardigan. Sequence showing army band setting up shop. CUs of kettle drums, bassoons, saxophone, and bandsmen moving to and fro. TILT DOWN from Centennial emblem to bandsmen eating. Sequence on bandsmen eating, women serving soldiers.


Excerpt from
The Hundredth Summer
Crapaud, North Rustico, Cardigan
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080