STK-ID 27907

Medium level AERIAL SHOTs of flooded urban areas, glimpses of flood fighters at work in some shots. AERIAL SHOTs of railways cutting through flooded areas, of train stopped at crossing to pick up evacuees. Medium level AERIAL SHOTs of flooded countryside, of farms, some snow visible (same as NFB1950-DN-102-08). Static and BOATING SHOTs of flooded village houses, stores, two large hospital-like buildings, water to a depth of about six feet in some places, up to the eaves of houses in other places. BOATING SHOTs past nearly submerged street signs, traffic signs, a Red Cross panel truck. Two shots of man indicating depth of water on a measuring rod. BOATING SHOTs past dwellings in residential district, some fairly new cottages. Static shots of gate to the Saint-Boniface Happyland Park, three soldiers stationed there. PAN of flooded park. (00/05/1950)


Excerpt from
Winnipeg Flood
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio