STK-ID 8900

Shot of sun larger than normal. Four PANs of snow-covered, frigid prairie. Shot of rain falling against wall of barn. Shot of rail fence in deep snow on prairie. FOLLOW SHOT of legs plodding through now during blizzard. PAN of frigid landscape. Night shot of frigid, snowy landscape. LS of single light appearing through darkness in distant background. Night shot of blizzard, man's tracks in snow. HAS of unbroken expanse of snow filling frame. MS of kerosene lantern shining through window, blizzard in foreground. Closer shot of lamp as light dims. ECU of flame dimming, going out. Shot of hand raising flame again. Full frame shot of snow swirling in blizzard.


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