STK-ID 27910

Refugees: various interior shots of large hall, of people assembled there, of two men enjoying a cup of coffee. Several shots of people being fed at tables by Red Cross nurses and workers, people sitting and waiting, many children. Shots of directors of aid program conferring at table. TILT DOWN from sign "shelter evacuation committee" to workers around table, directing things. Shot of man receiving warm mackinaw, of girl talking to one of the directors about her problems, of people talking on the phone. Interior sequence in aircraft hangar at Stevenson Field showing army cots by the hundreds, Red Cross workers bringing in stretcher cases, nurses directing operations. Shot of air vice marshall Curtis and air vice marshall Dunlap visiting some of the patients. Shots of stretcher cases being taken out and put on a transport aircraft for trip to another hospital. Sequence on governor general Alexander visiting flooded area. Shots of governor general Alexander touring site by Jeep, by army amphibian vehicle, accompanied by brigadier general Norton, officer commanding of military operations. Shots of governor general boarding helicopter and flying off. Two LACUs of brigadier general Norton and unidentified Airforce officer.


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