STK-ID 39191

Injured owl: held in gloved hand, TILT DOWN to instrument tray. CU of owl entering frame with raws to show instruments. ZOOM IN to show veterinarian hands, picking up three stainless steel rods and showing the rod in CU to length (after insertion in bird's hollow wing bone). Veterinarian shows insertion into femur? bone, thus joining two broken sections. Repeated insertion and TILT UP to vet's face, as he explains. CU of X-ray film plate, gloved hands and vet's hands entering with owl, whose right wing is laid flat on plate. Swish to floor where vet's foot pushes X-ray switch. Swish back to owl as it is removed from plate, and ZOOM IN to plate and PAN to X-ray unit.


Excerpt from
The Lady and the Owl
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio