STK-ID 8294

MS of tiny railroad station, sign "Malachi". PAN to LS of two houses across track in trees, much snow. LS of "The Malachi Store", man coming out. Closer shot of building, man walking by camera and out of frame. Shot of CN diesel freight train speeding towards and past camera, raising powder snow. Shot of train speeding away. MS of locomotive hitching up to passenger car, brakeman signalling. Slow TRAVELLING SHOT of Malachi station from train, small group of people waving at train. MS of station at Redditt. Shots of buildings in hamlet, snow. Shot of two diesel locomotives pulling flat car and two vans moving by camera. Shot of Canadian National diesel locomotive and freight cars moving slowly past camera in opposite direction. PAN of a few children playing in snowy school yard, past modern primary school to LS of more children playing energetically on merry go round. CU of name of school, "Redditt School". TRAVELLING SHOTs of wild snowy North Ontario woodlands from train. Night shot of train, headlight blazing, speeding towards and past camera. CU of dentist at work on patient. Longer shot of dentist, Dr Green, and child in chair.


Excerpt from
Dental Car
Malachi, Redditt
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio