STK-ID 8096

HAMS of hot gold bricks still in heir moulds. MS of molten gold being poured into mould, TILT UP to workman. CUs of smelter control hand wheel, of worker's face and shoulders. Shots of smelter control, of smelter tipping forward. CU of mouth of smelter pot, molten gold pouring out, of worker turning hand wheel of smelter pot. MS of smelter and workmen. Shot straight down supporting tackles, of dredge boom, of scoops coming out water. Exterior MLS of gold processing cabin. CS along belt of endless procession of dredge scoops moving towards and past camera. MLS and MS of man standing ankle deep in water at head of sluice assisting gravel, sand, stone and rocks on their way down sluice. Head on and side shot of bulldozer shoving gold bearing sand into top of sluice. CU of man's legs in water, of water rushing towards camera. CU of pressure gauge.


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