STK-ID 30096

Various shots of large equipment clearing main streets of Quebec City, Côte Dufferin heading up and down, snowplows, trucks spreading salt behind plows, traffic in snowstorm, pedestrians crossing boulevard at intersections. Some HAMLSs of Dufferin Autoroute in fog. MLS of man walking alongside bicycle, climbing Côte Dufferin hill. MLS of children sliding on mound of snow next to traffic on Côte Abraham, PAN to MLS of traffic coming from Dufferin Autoroute. Several MLSs of vehicles with headlights on moving through snowstorm. Various shots of vehicles climbing hill, tow-truck hooking up cement truck for towing, Sainte-Foy police cruiser on scene, tow-truck merging with traffic. MLS of snowplows and other vehicles driving in snowstorm. CS of ice on river, TILT UP to Quebec Bridge silhouetted in fog, ZOOM IN on vehicles emerging from distance (Champlain Boulevard) and approaching with headlights on in fog. MLS of large truck climbing hill of Sillery church spreading salt on pavement. MLS of vehicles going down same hill. PAN to parish shrouded in fog along river lower down. Shots of fire at building on Couronne Street. MLS of section of Couronne Street closed to traffic, of fire truck on scene. Various shots of fire-fighting equipment and firefighters working in snowstorm. Circular MLS PAN of general traffic diverted north at fire scene at corner of Sainte-Hélène and De la Couronne streets. MLS of bulding on fire, ZOOM IN on firefighters on roof (5 storeys). Various shots of scene and equipment, of firefighters working in snowstorm. (22/12/1983)


Excerpt from
La Tempête
Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486