STK-ID 9268

MLS of donkey-powered irrigation machinery in Egypt. CU of buckets hoisting water from well. CU of mechanism of machinery. TILT DOWN from silhouette of sail to silhouette of boat, sunlight on water. Three shots of Egyptian sailboats on Nile River. Lengthy shot of native sailboat approaching and passing camera on Nile. MLS of native sailboat on Nile. MLS of two native sailboats. Telephoto shot of large dim sun slowly being obscured by clouds. MLS of three native sailboats on Nile. MS of Egyptian family leaving cattle across frame close to camera. LS of Egyptian scene, buildings in background, few pedestrians on road, dim, hazy view of two pyramids in background.


Excerpt from
Élément 3
Nile River
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio