STK-ID 39736

Several shots from different angles of Ruth and family swimming in Peace River with their clothes on, playing with logs, of three girls having a mud bath on riverbank and enjoying it a lot, of them swimming in river, playing with logs and running out of the water, warming up around campfire. Few shots of NFB film crew and two girls having a mid fight and a mud bath, of them coming out of water. CS of Ben and Ruth in motorboat on Peace River. Various shots of riverbanks and of water splashing behind the boat. CS of Ruth's feet in water while boat is moving. Two shots at end of the day of sun reflecting through trees and on river. CSs of water flowing with rocks in evidence in some shots. Several shots from different angles of Ruth and Ben leaving home with luggage, going down hill to motorboat, of them leaving in motorboat with shots of children watching them leave, of the couple moving on river in boat, of them stopped on the riverbank, of them removing luggage from boat, climbing up small hill and preparing the tent.


Excerpt from
Ruth and Harriet: Two Women of the Peace
Peace River
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio