STK-ID 25950

Various shots during major flood in and around small Manitoba town. TILT UP of flooded house and car, MS of dog waiting to be rescued, MCUs of cars driving through foot of water, MS of nearly submerged "Riverview Golf and Country Club" sign. CU of sign stapled to telephone pole that reads, "Jesus calls; thy sins are forgiven. Go and sin no more," PAN to flooded house. CU of highway sign, PAN to backed up traffic. WS of flooded bridge, CU of bubbling flood waters, MCU of police car. PANs of flooded houses in amongst the trees, CU of garbage floating at the water's edge. MCU of cenotaph, TILT DOWN to wreath floating at its foot. MS of bridge and CU of sign that reads, "Travel at your own risk." WS of sunset behind flooded village. (4:21) Various BOATING SHOTs of flooded village in daytime. FOLLOW SHOT of boy with dog wading through inundated woods near Morris. (4:55) HA PAN of flooded woods near village and across main street where men are working on protective dyke. (1:48) MCUs of men in boats looking around the flooded village. (1:57) Various BOATING SHOTS of flooded village showing bridge, train travelling through town, ruined houses and men building long dyke with sandbags. (12:56)


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