STK-ID 13372

Various shots from various angles and distances of freighters in Montreal harbour. MCS of hawser being cast off from bollard. CS of whistle blowing. HALS of four freighters in port. ESTABLISHING SHOT of Montreal harbour. LS of harbour, of harbour from Jacques Cartier Bridge. MS of freighter "Mountpark" at dockside. MS of freighter moving past docked freighters. Shots of loading of logs, crates, of dock workers reporting for work on night shift. LAS of underside of Jacques Cartier Bridge as camera ship passes under. Shot of dock as camera ship ("Empress of Scotland") approaches. CU of female singer in nightclub, DOLLY OUT to include patrons, guitarist and accordionist. CS of tracks from front of moving locomotive, of switch, of tracks as locomotive is being shunted. Rear shot of brakeman walking alongside slow-moving freight. HALS of freight trains in yard, train moving out of yard towards camera. Shots of children crossing street in front of slow moving truck. HAS of busy waterfront street, of trucks in street, unloading. Rear shot of freight train approaching, entering unloading shed and grain elevator in Montreal harbour.


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