STK-ID 8117

Curling for Cars (21/01/1949): shots of parade of over 400 curlers wending its way through Nipawin. Exterior shots of the Nipawin curling arena. CU's of ten different insignias on curlers' sweaters. Sequence on curling, first man to play is Jimmy Welsh, of Winnipeg. Various shots of play, man marking score, rear shot of Don Young of the Carlyle Saskatchewan Rink delivering rock. Shots of father and three sons (wearing plaid windbreakers) from Carlyle at play. Shots of the Cleveland Rink from Fairlight, Saskatchewan, skipped by Don Sauter (wearing white sweaters) going through their paces. Group shot of the Flin Flon Curling Club Rink skipped by Pete Hume and eventual winners. Shots of play, of crowd of fans looking on. Shots of the Flin Flon team in action. Sequence on presentation of awards, vouchers to each member of the Flin Flon Rink good for one 1949 Hudson automobile each. CU of winning skip, Pete Hume. Group shot of winners.


Excerpt from
Curling for Cars
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080