STK-ID 24394

CS of John H Blackmore, Social Credit member of Parliament, sitting at desk with map of Calgary West on wall in background. Noon day cannon is being fired on Parliament Hill, pedestrians board street cars on corner of Bank and Queen. Shot of man preparing noon day cannon. Hundreds of bicycle are piled in yard of the Ottawa Technical School. Shot of the Air Cadet League Building on Wellington street. The Honorable JL Ralston, Minister of National Defence, is shown leaving a building and walking towards his car. A man is busy stacking Johnson outboard motors in a store. Shot of man putting up a sign reading: "Avoid useless and non-essential driving--save gasoline". Good shot of man pedalling bicycle along Wellington street in driving rain storm. Cars in background are 1937, 1939 models.


Excerpt from
Tale of Two Cities
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486