STK-ID 20623

Quebec City: ESTABLISHING SHOTs of Quebec City, skyline, Chateau Frontenac. MS of statue near Porte Saint-Louis. Various shots of lower city, appartment buildings, dwellings, tavern. Shots of streetcars and cars moving through Porte Saint-Louis, on streets. Various views of buildings, streets, traffic, pedestrians. Shots of Auberge du Palais, small square, statue of Louis XIV. MS of horse-drawn delivery truck, breadman opening truck door to choose bread to be delivered. CS of same. Pedestrians stop to read the latest news posted on walls of "La Patrie" newspaper building. CSs and CUs of people reading, of map of Europe on wall, of news bulletins. MSs of english language billboard advertising need for Red Cross funds, of french language billboard advertising war bonds [English version of same in NFB1940-DN-32-2]. LSs of Dominion Textile buildings near Montmorency falls. MS of idle railway snow plough. HALS of harbour area, elevators, ships at wharves. Shots of ice floating on Saint-Lawrence river, of ferry moving through ice towards camera, Levis in background.


Excerpt from
Quebec City
Quebec 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