STK-ID 27946

Sequence on mock contest for Miss Seepage 1950, men applauding, contestants posing, parading with shovels and sand bags, four, five girls in contest, Miss Seepage 1950 being selected, wearing sash with title written on. Shots of soldier being led by other men towards camera, TILT DOWN to sandbag with words "Happy Birthday" on. Low level AERIAL SHOTs of flooded countryside, town, and of city of Winnipeg. Shot of twin-engine plane landing, men getting out, chatting as they pose. Several shots of prime minister Louis Saint-Laurent touring site on foot and by boat. Shots of city street, sailor, civilian buying newspaper. Shot of headlines re receding flood waters. Sequence on Louis Saint-Laurent arriving by plane, being greeted, starting out on flood tour by jeep.


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