STK-ID 22497

Shots of Bay and Yonge Streets, traffic and pedestrians. HASs of subway entrance, people streaming in, of busy intersection with buses, streetcars, automobiles in evidence. Closer HAS of pedestrians and automobiles. HAS of lake shore road, water, city in background. MLS of skyscrapers, trains moving in foreground. Several ESTABLISHING PANs of Toronto from top of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Building on Jarvis Street, roof of Maple Leaf Gardens visible in foreground. Shot of skyscrapers including Royal York Hotel, Bank of Commerce and others. HASs of waterfront, cruise ship tied to wharf, skyline visible in background. HASs of Windsor, Detroit skyline in background, Windsor intersection with LS of people lined up along street, flags figuring prominently in this last shot. LS of Hamilton seen through spiderwed of hydro tower. ELS of Hamilton seen between piers of bridge. Shot of quiet shaded residential street in Hamilton. LS of group of four tall buildings projecting up from ground level, river in foreground. Few shots of Kingston from across body of water, showing peculiar buildings, ancient fortifications. Two LSs of Detroit skyline, Windsor waterfront in foreground. LS of Chicago skyline from across body of water. LAS of street signs: Michigan and Adams. LS of Chicago skyline with curving, terraced shore of Lake Michigan in foreground. Final shot of uncluttered section of waterfront, Chicago skyline in background.


Excerpt from
Royal River
Chicago, Toronto, Hamilton, Kingston (Ontario), Detroit (Michigan), Windsor (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486