STK-ID 21368

Proposed Civic Centre for Montreal: forward TRAVELLING SHOT of Victoria bridge superstructure, with passenger train coming towards and past the camera on an adjoining track. Swifter TRAVELLING SHOT across the lift bridge spanning the Lachine Canal. Sun Life Building is visible in the distance through the girders of the bridge. Sequence dissolves from one TRAVELLING SHOT of the railway tracks to another as the camera train pulls into the station. HAS of downtown Montreal toward Sainte-Hélène's Island; Bell Telephone building visible; ice on river in background. Sloppy TILT DOWN to top of Canadian National Railway station and PAN across Dorchester Boulevard (René-Lévesque) to railway leading to Mount Royal tunnel. This shot was taken from the Sun Life building. Lower level shot of Canadian National Railway station parking lot. Cut to model of proposed civic centre, with men looking at it. Two men add components to model until it is complete. Various CUs of details.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 60
National Film Board
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Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
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35mm fine grain b&w
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1920 x 1080