STK-ID 15790

PAN and static shots of aftermath of fire in Rimouski showing ruined city blocks, some piles of debris still smoking. Shots of small cantilever bridge, planking broken up. Shots of firemen still busy hosing down stubborn flames. FOLLOW SHOT of dog with broken leg hobbling along on three legs. Cut to burnt out car. Several more shots of debris, utter ruin, intercut with shots of man looking at mess. Shots of shell of hospital or large residence, TILT DOWN to steeple of church, untouched by flames. Low level oblique AERIAL SHOTs of still smoking ruins, flattened blocks. Night shots of flames in piles of debris.


Excerpt from
Montreal Chinatown Fire / Rimouski Fire
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486