STK-ID 25825

Shot of old houses, part of new courthouse in background. Several shots of partly demolished buildings much in evidence on Saint-Laurent boulevard and Sainte-Catherine street East, vacant lots, for sale signs, we see La Patrie newspaper building. Shots in vicinity of Jacques Cartier Bridge, we can see part of the bridge, Molson Brewery in the distance. LAS of Hydro-Quebec building. Shot of Place Ville-Marie, sheds of old houses in foreground, Montreal Exchange Tower, sign of Preston Street at the corner of Dorchester Boulevard (René-Lévesque Boulevard). Front TRAVELLING SHOTS along Mountain street heading North until McGregor Street (Dr Penfield Avenue), we see the Sun Life Building, Mount Royal Hotel, apartment buildings under construction. Short TRAVELLING SHOT along Peel Street (between des Pins and Dr Penfield avenues). Front TRAVELLING SHOT along University Street (between Dr Penfield Avenue and des Pins Avenue), turn on Sherbrooke Street direction West, we see McGill University, McCord Museum, buildings until Peel Street. TRAVELLING SHOT along Mountain Street North of Sherbrooke Street, turn on Sherbrooke Street East, we see Holt Renfrew store, Ritz Carlton Hotel, Holiday Inn, then turn on Bleury Street, we see Imperial Theater, then turn on René-Lévesque Boulevard West, we see Place Ville Marie, Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, the old Radio-Canada building, and then buildings on both side of street until Saint-Marc Street, turn on Tupper Street up to Saint-Mathieu Street. TRAVELLING SHOTs along Westmount streets, turn on Sherbrooke Street, East direction. (Snow in the streets on all shots)


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486