STK-ID 27912

Flood control measures: sequence on men taking a break, being fed by Red Cross workers and pausing for coffee brought by women. Shots of bride and groom still in wedding clothes, walking on dike, of groom carrying bride across stretch of water, of newlyweds kissing. FOLLOW SHOTs of Civil Defence official and navy officer moving in rowboat from house to house, checking on inhabitants and on possible looting. Three shots of newsmen, of photographers, in rowboat. Shots of bulldozer at work building up dike. Sequence on soldiers and civilians at work trying to keep water from flooding power station. Shots of men using wheelbarrows, pumps. Cut to man depressing plunger. Cut to submerged house near cantilever bridge being blown up.


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