STK-ID 27909

Evacuations: two front shots of the Winnipeg railway station. Sequence on people flocking along corridors inside station, moving down to tracks, moving on platforms, boarding trains. Sequence on loading of stretcher cases, ambulance arriving, men unloading stretcher cases, carrying them into station, putting them on the train through windows. CU of steam blowing up from safety valve under train locomotive. Cut to locomotive pulling train out of loading sheds, train moving past camera. Shot of Red Cross banner displayed on coach side. Shots of passenger coming off train, HAS of passengers crossing tracks and heading for station exits. Exterior shots of crowd flocking towards camera, boarding buses near camera. Sequence on people waiting on Saint-Boniface railroad station platform, train arriving, people boarding train. Several MSs, CUs of people waiting on platform, many children.


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