STK-ID 32202

Shot of Boeing "Stratoliner" taxiing towards and past camera. Shot of passenger coming off airplane. PANs along numerous sandbags piled along roadside in defense against waters of the Red River during Winnipeg flood in 00/00/1950. Shot of family paddling to their front door in canoe. Shot of men passing sandbags, building wall against flood water. FOLLOW SHOT of volunteers riding back of truck towards and past camera. CSs of two soldiers of the Royal Canadian Engineers Corps and civilian laying sandbags, of RCE talking into two-way transmitter. Shots of soldiers loading crates of hens onto boat, of boat moving along heavily flooded street in residential district, of scows carrying crates as camera boat approaches.


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