STK-ID 2870

[Title: Banff] MS of steam passenger train pulling to a stop at Banff railway station, tourists stepping down, heading for and past the camera, Black porters helping passengers down. TILT DOWN from ESTABLISHING SHOT of Banff main street, vintage cars parked at curb, to trailing shot of 1930 Buick convertible following close behind camera car. STATIC of car driving through gate of game farm and cut to 2 men and women and uniformed chauffeur looking at bison family, elk. 2 shots of "hoodoos" (natural formations carved by the elements out of glacial silt). 2 shots of car driving on Tunnel Mountain Drive and cut to masked shot of Stony Squaw Mountain under a blanket of rapidly moving mist. MLS of Banff Springs Hotel. 3 shots of visitors stopping at Banff fish hatchery. Sequence at Banff Zoo, black bears behind fence, keeper feeding bear. MS of polar bear diving into pond in enclosure as spectators watch from behind fence. Sequence on 4 people canoeing on Echo Creek. Sequence on 2 couples playing golf. Car arriving at sulphur bath, men and women diving in pool. Shots of car and passengers arriving at Banff Springs Hotel. [Titles interspersed].


Excerpt from
Banff, Canadian Rockies
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486