STK-ID 32310

LS of Chateau Frontenac, PAN to waterfront, houses. TILT DOWN "Department of Transport" building from wires, caleche moving by. TILT UP from water to Red Ensign flag flying at ship's mast, lighthouse of Pointe-au-Père in Rimouski region in background. Shot of ship's funnel, PAN to shore in background. HAMS of crew fixing gangplank on ship, naval officer embarking as passengers look on. Shots of ship at sea, steam coming off whistle. MLS of dredging scow moving by, naval officer looking on from bridge of ship in foreground. MLS of freighter moving along river. FOLLOW SHOT of buoy being lifted onto deck of ship. Shot of crewman operating crane, PAN to buoy being lifted onto ship. Shot of buoy in water, camera ship moving away. Dusk shot of sailor lowering flag. Shot of lookout tower at sea. Shot of two sailors in rowboat. MLS of lighthouse on mountainside, house in lower foreground. TRAVELLING LAS along side of ship, sailor at railing. BOATING HAS of bow wave. MLS of freighter at sea. BOATING SHOT of water from ship.


Excerpt from
River Workers
Saint Lawrence River, Rimouski, Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio