STK-ID 23593

Skiers carrying their skis, standing on platform of Banff railway station, moving about as they wait for transportation. Three shots of skijorring race past camera. Four shots of skiers being towed by motorcycle, negotiating low jump, falling. Sequence on youngsters playing ice hockey on open rink, point being scored. Shots of ice skating race around rink, of figure skating by young woman, by couple and by group of women. Shots of swimming in heated pool, swimmers seen from side, from above dive board. Various shots of skiing down easy slopes. Cut to slalom sequence, number seven falling and sliding up to camera. Sequence on jumping competition shot from top of slide, lip of slide and bottom on landing area. Sequence on four expert skiers coming down mountainside in trackless snow, gliding past camera, floating down far slopes, heading for and stradling camera as film ends.


Excerpt from
Snow Time in the Rockies
Banff, Canadian Rockies
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio