STK-ID 38571

At the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, located on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia: Interior shot of a blacksmith shop. MCUs of a fire in a forge. ZOOM OUT to the blacksmith at work on an anvil. LSs of the blacksmith's face as he works. Shots of completed hinges. Sequence on the blacksmith building a large metal lock, using an old one as pattern. Sequence on stone carvers at work in a shop. Interior shots of living quarters, restored furniture in a dining room kitchen, a fire burning in a fireplace, a spit-turning mechanism in operation. MS of the fireplace, two chickens on the spit-turning mechanism , three more on a platter placed on the floor. Sequence on two women making up an antique bed. Same shot seen from a gilt-edged mirror on the wall. PAN from an ornate clock on the wall to other wall decorations, a crucifix, portraits. At the Bellevue House National Historic Site, which was the home to Canada's first Prime Minister Sir John Alexander Macdonald from 1848 to 1849, and is located in Kingston, Ontario: Series of freeze-frame shots, with dissolves, inside restored antique rooms, ending with a LS of the exterior of the imposing Bellevue House.


Excerpt from
Time Piece
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080