STK-ID 25389

Historic scenes (re-enactments): CS of plaque commemorating battle of Chrysler Farm near Cornwall, Ontario. Shot of tower at Fort Lennox and shots at entrance of Fort Erie. LS of Niagara Falls in winter, full water flow. CS of stone dividing state of Vermont from Quebec. Ships in bay bearing flags and banners re War of 1812, people acting in clothing representing Indigenous men and women and fur traders coming up hill towards camera. Fire engine leaving small station, racing through Customs without stopping (sound). Shots of fire fighters sliding down pole, fire engine crossing bridge to USA, camera on engine and shot of roads and bridge as it speeds along (sound). PAN of bridge, fire truck crossing. Two CSs of woman pulling fire alarm (sound). TRAVELLING SHOTs from front of engine as it speeds.


Excerpt from
Undefended Frontier
Niagara Falls (Waterfall), Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486