STK-ID 11977

Several shots of stevedores loading crates aboard freighter in Montreal harbour, opening and closing hatches, loading winches. Interior shots of warehouses showing men unloading grain bags from truck, fork lift moving bags about, stacking them, moving packaged ingots. Brief shots of roll of newsprint, piles of sacks, packaged product with address, stacks of piping. Sequence on men, fork lift moving newsprint rolls. Shots of crates being loaded into holds. HAS of men slinging up crates into hold. CUs of hatches opening, winches turning, piles of bagged produce being hoisted into holds. Two MLSs of freighter "Kirsten Skou" approaching pier. Shots of trucks driving about between loading sheds. HA PAN from floating crane, along other ships, to camera ship's holds, men unloading cars, PAN back to crane. HASs of men at work unloading cars, of men at winches. CU of winch. ZOOM OUT from "Kirsten Skou" moving in seaway, across frame. ZOOM OUT from freighter, ZOOM IN on flag and name of ship. Shot of freighter docking. CU of signal flags, ZOOM OUT to include mast, crewmen at work.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio