STK-ID 31586

Eye Witness no 69: Maid of the Mist: shots of Canadian falls, of "Maid of the Mist" sightseeing boat moving in between falls and camera, passengers disembarking. FOLLOW SHOT of elderly couple passing close to camera, to long queue of tourists. Other tourists embark and boat moves away. Shot of name of boat. BOATING SHOTs of falls, some with "Maid of the Mist", some without. Shipboard shots of passengers in oilskins, of captain in wheelhouse. CU of crewman casting off. Interior shots of engine room, of pressure gauge. Shot of captain standing on deck, rolling a cigarette. Brief shot of towering American falls, swish PAN to unmoved officer. CUs of some of the passengers, holding children, gawking at sights.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 69
Niagara Falls (City)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio