STK-ID 23595

Various shots of automobiles covered by snow drifts, early snow blower in action, men digging with shovels, horse-drawn scraper clearing sidewalk. Shots of cars moving cautiously, man trying to push car. Large truck moving ahead cautiously, CU of wheels spinning, throwing snow behind. Shots of streetcars inching ahead, of driver shovelling snow in front of streetcar, tractor mounted plough. Shot of lone dog sniffing snow, chewing on something. PAN of intersection, bus, several cars moving slowly. Several shots of warmly dressed pedestrians, some boarding streetcars. Several shots of snow blower in action, men shovelling, people walking by huge snow banks. Shot of large truck pushing another truck. Several children trying to push stuck cars, succeeding, children playing in snow as adult shovel. Snowy weather throughout all shots.


Excerpt from
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