STK-ID 30100

MS of tow-truck towing vehicle on shoulder of Highway 20 during snowstorm, moving away. PAN to other tow-truck stopped on shoulder. PAN to traffic coming from opposite direction on other segment of highway, back to tow-truck. MS to MLS of tow-truck towing car, merging with general traffic. Two MLSs of heavy traffic at crawl. MLS of snowplow operating in street of Old Quebec, evening (corner Saint-Jean and De la Fabrique). MLS of same site without snowplow, blowing snow. Various shots of same site with several machines in operation, including snowplows, salt-spreaders, tracked sidewalk plows. MLS of deserted Du Trésor Street, swept by blowing snow, two people crossing, PAN to Sainte-Anne Street, deserted. Various MLSs of line of trucks filled with snow on Dalhousie Street, waiting their turn, coming to dump loads in river from dock near ferry landing. CS and MS of snow being dumped in river. Various shots of trucks moving or dumping snow while more continues to fall. MLS of ferry moving away toward opposite shore, PAN to dock (dark). MLS of Château Frontenac silhouetted in background, night, Champlain district in foreground. PAN of docks and ferry docking. Various shots of cars moving with difficulty in snow-filled streets.


Excerpt from
La Tempête
Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio