STK-ID 14628

LAMS of gaunt tree in winter. Night shot of illuminated "Maple Leaf Potato chips"sign, some letters unlit, snowing heavily. Hazy LS of Saint Joseph's Oratory, plough truck in distance, TILT UP to overcast sky, TILT DOWN to oratory. Walking MSs of passengers sitting on benches, waiting for trains at Canadian National Railway Station. CUs woman's hand holding perfume atomisers, squirting perfume at camera. MCSs of various perfume trademarks including "Rumeur", "Pretexe", "My Sin". Shot of hazy winter sun. Shots of pigeons in street, flying off as truck passes, returning. LAMS of rear of truck, snowing heavily. Shot of truck moving away, TILT UP to MLS of top of Royal Bank building on Place Ville Marie, TILT DOWN to snow-covered street and traffic on Dorchester . Travelling LAS of buildings on Dorchester Boulevard (René-Lévesque Boulevard) including Sun Life Building, Place Ville Marie, near vertical LAS of Place Ville Marie skyscraper. MLS of illuminated column on top of Canada Life Building on Dorchester Boulevard (René-Lévesque Boulevard) at night. LAS of top of Place Ville Marie at night, lights in windows. Abrupt TILT DOWN to street level, snow banks, plough truck driving up, stopping. Cut to truck, PAN to Place Ville Marie, lights, illuminated Christmas tree. Very hazy shot of Jacques Cartier Bridge. Side MS of store Santa Claus with children. Shot of winter sun. TILT DOWNs Jacques Cartier Bridge to city.


Excerpt from
La vie heureuse de Léopold Z
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486, 1920 x 1080