STK-ID 5839

MSs of two Yorkshire pigs feeding in pasture, of huge flock of Rhode Island red hens in meadow, of Holstein cow walking into stall and sticking its head into stanchion which is then clicked shut by farmer. MSs of explosions followed by smoke and dust as stumps are blown up. Shots mounted cowboy herding small herd of Hereford cattle. Interior shot of modern dairy barn, farm labourer handling milk cans into aisle from between Holstein cows. MLS of farm house and buildings, herd of cows entering frame and heading for buildings. CU and MLSs of man tamping down earth around a small maple tree which has just been planted. Good shot of wheat field waving in the breeze, farm buildings in the distant background. Sequence inside dairy barn, shirtless man preparing milking machines, CUs of man's face, of machine in operation. PAN over nice farm from vantage point showing fields, windbreaks and farm buildings in the distance. MLS of woman coming out of buildings, begining to pick berries. Shots of herd of Holsteins, of oil truck moving toward farm building, of cowboys on horseback and on jeep.


Excerpt from
Canadian Profile
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio