STK-ID 16177

LAS of sign on top of Canadian National Freight Office. Various shots of vehicles, Canadian National Express trucks, horse-drawn wagons moving in and out of freight yard. CU of several horse-drawn wagons loaded with crates and parcels. Various shots of freighters at Montreal docks, of laker being loaded with wheat, of stevedores at work. Trucks being loaded with crates from train at freight yard. HAS of loading platform, trucks circulating. Shots of Place d'Armes, normal traffic, streetcar driving up, passengers stepping in. Crowd assembling on sidewalk to read latest news posted by news agencies. CU of crowd reading. Shot of freight train loaded with wheat backing up into unloading room of grain elevator and shot of box cars being emptied by mechanical "tilter".


Excerpt from
March of Time: Montreal Harbour And City
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486