STK-ID 51891

Series of shots of various animals found in largest raised peat bog on west coast, Delta's Burns Bog. CS of beaver in pond (0:16). CSs of hare beside railway tracks (0:22). CS of squirrel in tree (0:24). Great MSs of sitka blacktail deer walking towards camera in shallows of pond, scared by air or gas bubbling out from bottom, FOLLOW MS of it moving in tall grass (1:00). FOLLOW MSs, CSs of beaver swimming in pond, carrying aquatic plant on last shot (1:15). MSs of fox barely visible in tall grass (0:18). MSs of injured racoon (hind leg) moving in grass, walking up to roadside where passing cars prevent him from crossing, MS, CS of dead raccoon on roadside, a road kill, MLS of oncoming traffic on highway 91, many trucks passing by camera with dead racoon on roadside in foreground (3:29).


Excerpt from
Burns Bog - A Road Runs Through It
Vancouver (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, Digital Betacam
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486