STK-ID 10791

Shot of men evacuating people from flooded homes using rowboats, wading as they push and pull loaded boat. Two men on horseback, two riding and poling a raft in the street of a town as people and animals are being evacuated. Sequence on men building dyke, filling sand bags. HALSs of flooded countryside, farm. Automobiles driving past camera through a few inches of water. LS of man riding three wheeled pump car on railway track, water up to tracks. Shot of flooded main street of town, men in rowboat, jeep ploughing through water, two boys on bicycles. MS of sign "Let Us Help Plan Your Trip" in foot of water. Truck moving through water. Two shots of tugboat on Fraser River, at wharf. Sequence on men filling sand bags, carrying them to dyke in single files. Short sequence on men taking supplies out of Canso Flying boat, putting some in. AERIAL SHOTs of flooded Fraser River, inundated fields, farm buildings. Sequence on airmen loading bales of blankets aboard DC-6, aircraft taxiing.


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