STK-ID 32106

MLS of sugar beets being unloaded from truck, moving up conveyor to pile at sugar refinery. Shot of power shovel scooping up sugar beets from railway cars. Front shot of Ukrainian church in Winnipeg. MS of "The Ukrainian Trading Co." store in downtown Winnipeg. LS of power lines in field. MS of 1949 Chevrolet car almost submerged in flood waters. CS of fish being trown in box aboard rowboat. Shots of men unloading boxes from boat at pier, carrying box into warehouse. LS of men pushing rowboat along flooded street, waist deep in water. Interior shot of three men surveying flood damage in house. BOATING SHOTs along flooded houses in street. PAN across large tilled field on prairie. GROUND TO AIR SHOTs of seagulls flying about. Shots of Hereford cattle in stock pen at Winnipeg stockyards. BOATING SHOTs along almost completely submerged houses in flooded residential district. LACS of Highland piper performing. Shot of Highland band parading during the "Western Annual Scottish Sports" in Winnipeg. MS of lassie doing the "Highland Fling" dance. Sequence on threshing on farm in south eastern Manitoba, men forking sheaves from wagons onto feeder of mill, straw blown onto stack from blower, men forking wheat from stookes in field onto horse-drawn wagon.


Excerpt from
Red River / City in Siege
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio