STK-ID 32391

Shot of Trans-Canada Highway, Jasper road branching off. MS of sign pointing to Columbia Icefield and to Jasper, highway and mountains in background, very light traffic. HAS of highway, mountain and evergreens in background. Lengthy TRAVELLING SHOT of paved highway, mountains in background. Picturesque shot of Bow Pass, trees on both sides of frame, mountains in distance. TRAVELLING SHOT of sign. CU of sign "Bow summit - elevation 6,785", cars driving down road in background. Shot of mountain landscape, snow patches. HAS of Peyto Lake surrounded by evergreens, TILT UP to HALS of Bow Pass, Bow Lake in extreme distance. Shot of car moving away from camera on paved highway, mountains in background. LS of Mont Patterson, large clouds crowning it. Front TRAVELLING SHOT along curve on paved highway, mountains to the side. LS of Mount Athabasca. LS of mountain, TILT DOWN to Nigel Creek Fall in mid-distance. MLS of "Weeping Wall". HALSs of road, building machinery at work. Various MSs and CUs of scrapers, bulldozers, graders at work. MLS of two men drilling rock. LAS of Nigel Creek Bridge under contruction. MS of Nigel Creek Fall, TILT UP to LS of bridge under construction. CU of rough water at top of falls. Shots of glacier. MS of Department of Public Works sign at side of road. Shots of mountain scene, of long, thin falls in rough rocky terrain. (00/06/1961)


Excerpt from
Jasper Highway
Alberta Rockies
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080