STK-ID 10319

[Remark: each year, melting ice and snow, blocked sewers and heavy rains cause rivers to overflow their banks, rendering many people homeless.] Shots of muddy, murky water rushing past camera. CU of waterfall, water gushing over. Shots of inundated houses and cottages along river banks, cars driving along road covered by two feet of water. Shot of family in row boat moving past inundated houses. Shot of old car almost completely inundated in front of cottage. Shot of water lashing against remains of stone foundation, flooded houses in background. BOATING SHOT of flooded houses. Shot of veranda of hotel completely inundated, some debris floating in water. Front shot of restaurant, sign on front "Dance, dine and bathe", man wading towards camera, inundated restaurant in background.


Excerpt from
Flood Waters
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio