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Small Smoke at Blaze Creek

Small Smoke at Blaze Creek

| 9 min

Forest fire in mountainous British Columbia, as experienced by the men who must try to quench it from the air and at close quarters on the ground. Over half of fire outbreaks occur through carelessness, and this film affords a close, vivid view of the result: a whole mountainside turned into a searing, crackling holocaust until nothing remains but gray, desolate waste--mute reproach to all who travel or work in the forests.

  • director
    Michael Scott
  • producer
    George Pearson
  • photography
    David De Volpi
  • sound
    Michel Hazel
  • editing
    Robert Fortier
  • sound editing
    Les Halman
  • re-recording
    George Croll
    Ted Haley



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