STK-ID 36737

AERIAL SHOTs of Sudbury, of Nickel mine and smelter. Ground level shot of smelter in the distance. Underground shots of heavy duty front loader carting ore back and forth through narrow, badly lit tunnels, lifting load of ore. TRAVELLING SHOT of ceiling of tunnel from vehicle. Shot of mechanic checking tires. Shots of drills at work on rock wall. Several interior shots of smelting and refining processes, rotating drums, conveyors, furnace, white hot molten metal flowing out of furnace. Night HAS of slag dollies. Shot of molten slag being dumped, of residue being pried loose from dollies. Shots of nickel oxide ready for canning, of cans of nickel oxide, of truck stacking crates of nickel oxide cans. Underground shot of three men filling ore bucket, standing back as bucket begins trip up to surface. Shots of men coming out of cage at end of shift. Exterior shot of mine grounds in winter, mine in the distance, heavy truck in foreground, snow on ground. LS of smelter chimney, smoke pouring out.


Excerpt from
Nickel, the Good Mixer (INCO)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio