STK-ID 16045

[Remark: Montreal, the metropolis of Canada, second largest French speaking city in the world, has much to offer to the tourists.] HAS of ball game in progress with incidental shot of empty bleachers, people stepping out of a bus. Elsewhere in the city, other people ascend a long flight of stairs in front of a public building. Various shots taken at a race track showing horses running, people watching. At the docks, a cargo boat is being unloaded while spectators watch and cheer as an ocean liner slips away from the dock. Shots of business in the market section of the city, Bonsecours Market. Various shots of vendors, customers. A ship is seen sailing slowly down the Saint Lawrence, passing under bridge. CUs of the hotel "Iroquois" and its sign and various shots of street activity with pedestrian and motorcar traffic. Shot of caleche waiting for customers. PAN over city of Montreal from Mount Royal. Shots of a parade led by a car and consisting, among other units, of what looks like a company zouaves.


Excerpt from
Saint Lawrence River, Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486