STK-ID 18677

Shipbuilding: various shots of shipyards. LS looking across the bay, of North Vancouver, Burrard Ship Company at the right, Western Shipbuilders Company at the left, low hanging clouds over the city. PAN over freighters in port. Side view of coastal passenger ship moving past the camera. Similar shot of freighter. Vancouver can be seen in background. Side view of ship being shoved out of dock by small tug. Several shots from various angles and distances, of men at work in shipyard: spray painting, cutting steel with acetylene torches, directing cranes, marking sheets with templates, shaping red-hot steel in presses, leaving at quitting time, etc. Shots of ships' parts being brought into the yard.


Excerpt from
Opening Ice-bound Rideau River; Shipbuilding
Vancouver (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio