STK-ID 551

Schoolchildren help with the harvest: sequence on schoolboys unloading load of hay onto a conveyor. Sequence on kids harvesting corn by hand, throwing corn into wagon. HAS TRAVELLING SHOT of kids at work; LAS of same. Full horse-drawn wagon moves by the camera. Shots of boys unloading same at canning plant. Various shots of corn being processed, boys working in canning plant, cans of corn moving by the camera at end of process. Sequence on activity at tent camp where boys are quartered: kitchen tent, dining tent, with boys filing by the cook for their share of the food. Shots of boys eating, washing dishes, horsing around, filing by paymaster. Boys read regulations posted on a bulletin board. Sequence on boys playing sand lot baseball.


Excerpt from
Actualités canadiennes nº 19
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486