STK-ID 8094

MS of pile of gold bars, hand adding bar to pile. MCS of locked buckets, of men emptying them in pan, panning for gold dust. CU of Yale padlock being unlocked, of tally sheets and handwriting. Interior shot of gold processing plant, men locking vault. Various shots of washing sand with high pressure water hose. MSs and CUs of stream, of water splashing all over camera. CUs of operator, TILT DOWN to nozzle of high pressure hose. HAS of sluice full of water, TILT DOWN length of sluice. MCS of mouth of sluice, water cascading out of sluice, onto rocks. HAS of gold field, two hoses streaming water, bulldozer barring gold bearing sand. CUs of large water pipe and valve, of thread of water shooting up through pin hole in pipe. CU of pressure gauge.


Excerpt from
City of Gold
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486