STK-ID 30800

Several shots of freighters including the "Naumburg", the "Valient Nikki", the "Stella Maris", the "Thunderbird" on canal, river banks, canal, buildings, factories visible in background. AERIAL SHOTs of freighters in seaway, of seaway in the Thousand Islands region, of luxury cruisers speeding by, verdant banks in background. HAS of flags on tugboat. MLS of dirty freighter loading up with crushed rock, Toronto skyline lining horizon. HAS of two men in rowboat, fishing near lock gate. Various shots of freighter entering Welland Canal Lock, of prow, side and lower stern of ship. Shots of sky, TILT DOWN to a couple of freighters steaming towards and underneath camera, including views of canal banks, surrounding waters. MCSs of moored ships at entrance of Soulanges Canal. Shots of river from bank, trees in foreground, ships in the distance. Shot of river, lighthouse in foreground.


Excerpt from
Royal River
Toronto, Thousand Islands
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, 35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio