STK-ID 38479

Fire scouting - transportation: MLSs of helicopter taking off, landing at a base near Lytton, British Columbia. GROUND TO AIR ELS, LS of helicopter flying low over bush with oil drum slung underneath. FOLLOW ELS of helicopter in flight, approaching the camera. MCU of front of helicopter, pilot visible through glass. TILT UP to rotor spinning. ZOOM OUT as helicopter takes off, hovers as man hooks oil drum to sling underneath helicopter, then flies away. Cut to helicopter returning, landing. FOLLOW LSs of helicopter flying past against background of wooded slopes; one shot shows high tension wires and pylons in foreground. Several shots of helicopter landing, men getting in, helicopter taking off for site of fire.


Excerpt from
Small Smoke at Blaze Creek
British Columbia
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio