STK-ID 21825

HAS of Sainte-Catherine Street, two streetcars meeting, few pedestrians, snowy haze. MS of streetcar stopping, CU of passengers boarding streetcar past camera. CS eye level view of passengers waiting in line for streetcar, many streetcars visible in background. CS of streetcars lining on street, no passengers visible. LACSs of streetcar moving by, cars, truck with public works men riding in back. HAMS of street corner, streetcar turning slowly, pedestrians crossing street, snow on street. Sequence on snow clearing operations showing ploughs, blowers, men shovelling snow. HAMS of large crowd of pedestrians moving on sidewalk, crossing street. LAS of Université de Montréal, TILT DOWN along snowy slope and bare trees to bulldozer clearing mounds of snow past camera, including CUs of snow being pushed by machine. PAN from university, children standing on snowbank in foreground to bulldozer at work. CUs of threads of machine in operation. CS of children running in snow from camera towing toboggans. CU of stream of snow from snowblower, MS of machine moving past camera. HACU of snowblower biting into snowbank.


Excerpt from
Ainsi va la neige
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486