STK-ID 31202

Shot of man sweeping snow off car with broom. Various shots of Montreal in snow storm showing snow-covered street with narrow beaten track, snowbound cars at curbs, snow falling, cars, buses and trucks moving very slowly and carefully along narrow tracks, children playing in snow, skiing across street. Shots of snowblower moving slowly towards camera, of city employees shovelling snow, of snow ploughs ramming through snow. Camera car turning into newly opened path, FOLLOW SHOT of snow plough along residential street. HAS of snow plough from cab of truck. MS of tow truck towing snow-covered car from illegal parking spot. Various shots of traffic, trucks, snow ploughs. Various night shots of snow removal equipment eating away at snowbanks. Night shots of supervisory personnel looking on, giving instructions. Front shots of snowblowers being manned in shed, of screws and blowers being raised. HAS of light tractor-mounted ploughs in shed, moving out.


Excerpt from
Snow Removal
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486