STK-ID 4752

Beaver takes a trip: shot of beaver dam and house in Algonquin Park. Two Cree men prepare a trap, set it in water near beaver house. TILT DOWN from men smiling to beaver caught in trap. Cut to wooden cages containing beavers being loaded on train. PAN from sign on facade of Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post in Moosonee to several Cree standing by entrance to post. Cut to child with pet beaver. Caged beavers are loaded in canoe. LAS of two Cree canoemen paddling. Sequence on beavers being released in a shallow creek and several shots of beaver swimming in crystal clear water.


Excerpt from
Canada Communique no 12
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486