STK-ID 6457

Fire menace continues: shot of front of fire station, fire trucks coming out, turning and speeding away past the camera. CU of shovelful of hot clinkers being dumped into a box next to some paper trash, paper igniting. Shaky TRAVELLING SHOT looking ahead from top of fire engine, back of firemen riding same truck. Similar shot looking back along ladder, other truck following. CU of hand dumping ashtray of still-burning butts into a wastebasket, igniting paper in basket. CU of fire alarm, hand pulling alarm. Cut to CU of flashing lights in a fire station. A hand puts a hot iron on a piece of cloth. MS as iron begins to burn through cloth.


Excerpt from
Centre Island
Centre Island
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