STK-ID 18753

Rear shot of Parliament Buildings as seen from lookout on lawn of Mackenzie Park. TRAVELLING SHOT along of houses, shrubbery and spacious parks along road from moving vehicle. Shot of Rideau Canal bordering road as seen from moving car. (00/06/1940) Sequence on horse racing at Connaught Park, front shot of flat runners crossing finish line in front of grandstand. Front shot of main entrance to Royal Canadian Mint, two Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables at gate where Brinks truck is parked. Shot of men coming off shift at noon, punching their time cards at punch clock. Front shot of faces of children sitting in theatre. Shots of screen showing workmen building new railroad. Front shot of four school children in front of grocery store in winter. Shot of class of children marching along snow-banked street in orderly fashion, on way to theatre. CU of wall clock indicating 1:45.


Excerpt from
Ottawa in Wartime
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486