STK-ID 13508

Shot of Montreal Harbour, ship moving past in foreground. Vertical HASs of Sainte-Catherine Street, of traffic, including streetcars moving, TILT UP street to distant building in the background. Vertical HAS of pedestrians, cars at intersection. HAS, MSs of massive pedestrian traffic on sidewalk, of traffic policeman directing traffic, cars whizzing by on either side of him. Shot of street, heavy traffic, automobiles, streetcars, crowded sidewalks, policeman standing nonchalantly in the middle of street, unchanging traffic light in the upper foreground. MLS of policeman at intersection, cars passing on each side. CS of policeman's hands pointing. HAMSs and MLSs of pedestrians flocking in street, of pedestrians on Windsor Station concourse. Interior shots of men browsing through magazines in cigar store, of men reading newspaper and of shoeshine boy shining shoes in shoeshine parlour.


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