STK-ID 25254

BOATING SHOT past tugboat "Sinmac" moored to shore. Brief shot of other tugboat sailing seen from front. MS of "SS Alexander Pushkin" coming in, tugboat crewman standing in foreground. LAS of bow of "SS Alexander Pushkin", TILT DOWN from hawser. Shot of tugboat crewman catching hawser, dropping loop over towing hook. TILT DOWN from bow of "SS Alexander Pushkin" along hawser to towing hook in foreground, line tightening. TILT UP from hook to bow of "SS Alexander Pushkin" during tow. TILT UP from churning water to bow of "SS Alexander Pushkin". MS of towing hook, hawser, harbour and Montreal skyscrapers in background. MSs of bow of "SS Alexander Pushkin", hawser, rising sun in background. MLS of "SS Alexander Pushkin" being towed, Habitat '67 in background. PAN along hawser to towing hook in foreground. Shot of "SS Alexander Pushkin" near pier, tugboat in foreground. Shot of crewman freeing hawser, "SS Alexander Pushkin" alongside pier. MCS of captain of tugboat in wheel house. Shot of his hand on controls. Sequence on towing and docking of "Empress of Canada" including various shots of activity aboard, deck-hands at work on foredeck, views of Montreal from down harbour, of harbour, of Jacques-Cartier Bridge, of tugboat from bow of "Empress of Canada, of ship's bell. Various shots of "Empress of Canada" from stern of tugboat, liner being towed, tugboat crewmen.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080