STK-ID 13369

Various shots from various angles and distances of ship unloading operations at night, of boxes being unloaded, CU of hook. CSs and MSs of shovel shovelling wheat, of two men shovelling, of wheat in hold as it is being filled. DOLLY SHOT along ships in Montreal harbour, front shot of ship "Mormackite" as camera moves past bow. LS of twin smokestacks on "Empress of Scotland". Shot of two stevedores attacking hawser to bollard. Swish PAN from smokestacks to CU of whistle blowing. Shots of bags of grain being loaded onto truck at dock. Front shot of diesel freight train moving towards and past camera as it leaves the harbour, elevator visible in background. CS of round wire bales being loaded. LS of ship moving up river towards Jacques-Cartier Bridge. MS towards bow and ship from dock, hawser being attached to ship and to bollard, TILT UP to ship along hawser. CU of hawser being tied to bollard by stevedore. Various shots including HASs of crates, boxes being loaded into ship from inside hold, from dock at night.


Excerpt from
Inland Seaport
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486