STK-ID 31203

Shots of badly cleaned Montreal street in winter, light motor and pedestrian traffic moving slowly, of parking lot full of cars, of lone man walking towards camera. PAN from sidewalk to park, a few people walking towards camera among trees. Various shots of traffic on murky day, automobiles, pedestrians and street cars on busy Sainte-Catherine Street. Interior shot in public works shed of two men finishing repairing motor of large truck, closing hood. HASs, LASs and MSs of tractor-mounted ploughs, snow loaders moving out of shed into the night. FOLLOW SHOT of truck, two men shovelling salt onto street. Shots of traffic moving gingerly among piles of snow. HAS of snow blower filling truck with snow, snow storm. Various shots of pedestrians in freshly fallen snow, entering and leaving basement church, of men shovelling snow, streetcars passing by in background. MS of snow-covered monument, pigeons flying about. Closer shot of monument base, TILT UP monument. Shot of pedestrian traffic.


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