STK-ID 18754

[Title: Ottawa the Edimburgh of North America]: sequence on visit in Ottawa showing woman receiving letter from woman friend from Halifax, said friend arriving at train station and being brought on tour of Ottawa in convertible car. Various shots of visit around Ottawa showing Confederation Square, Customs at Connaught Building, Archives Building, statue of Champlain in Major Hill Park, Parliament Buildings (before the fire), Rockcliff Park, of Ottawa River, Strathcona Park, Rideau Falls and power house, Chaudiere Rapids, Macdonald's Garden, Chateau Laurier terrace with women eating, garden party at Rideau Hall, street scene on Spark Street showing traffic, policeman, driveway along Rideau Canal, parts of experimental farm, tourists petting cow, visiting horticultural garden, fondling rabbits. Shots of women in era's fashion in convertible car, of TRAVELLING SHOT along residences of Clemow Avenue. Shots of women at Union station, kissing, train leaving away from camera. [end title; titles interspersed] (00/08/1920)


Excerpt from
Ottawa, The Edinburgh of North America
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486