STK-ID 23596

Shot of diffuse winter sun, leafless boughs in foreground. Shot of pale winter sun seen through bare branches. PAN and TILT UP to bush covered with snow, city buildings in background. TILT DOWN from bare tree to MLS of snow-covered dwelling, wooded hill in background. HAS of part of Decarie Interchange in snow storm, fairly busy traffic. Shot of elevated stretch, service road. Murky HAS of cars moving on highway, arched bridge in background, snow all around. TRAVELLING SHOT of snowy street as seen through windshield, buildings in background. LS of Montreal skyline from Saint Helen's Island, snow in foreground, man walking into frame. Closer shot of skyscrapers. Static HALS of top of Place Ville Marie Building, of Dorchester Boulevard (René-Lévesque) below, fairly busy traffic. LAMS of Place Ville Marie Building. HASs of street, busy automotive and pedestrian traffic. CU of pile of newspapers at newstand. Shot of man shovelling snow in Phillips Square, heavily dressed pedestrians walking by. Shot of monument and statue in square. Cut to man feeding flock of pigeons. LS of police officer directing traffic at intersection of Union and Sainte-Catherine Streets, pedestrians walking by. TILT DOWN from eaves, snow-covered roofs to undisturbed snow on lawns, boy walking away through snow. Sequence on young children playing in snow. Shots of two women and young child playing with toboggan.


Excerpt from
Snow Removal
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio