STK-ID 32493

Shot of avalanche warning sign on snowbank, evergreens in background. Various shots of snow sheds on mountain highway, of vehicles entering and coming out of sheds, of sheds from travelling car, of shed and snow-bound highway. Various shots of panel truck on road, of snowmobiles. CU of tracks, snowmobile moving across mountain landscape. Sequence showing soldiers preparing to fire, firing Howitzer at mountain, of gun barrel elevating, of soldiers loading gun, aiming, firing. PAN from gun firing to LS of mountain slope. Shots of General Rockingham inspecting soldiers, looking through binoculars. Several LSs of snowy mountain slopes, snow slides coming down. Various shots of Sicard snowblower in action. MS of snow being pushed towards and past camera by plough, heavy snow everywhere. Several shots of snowy mountain slopes, evergreens, including LSs of buildings, of snow-capped mountains in distance. HALS of snowy valley in flat light. Picturesque shots of snowy mountain slopes, evergreens, ski track. TILT UP rough mountain side. Shot of snow-capped mountains in distance, road extending away from camera in foreground. Picturesque mountain landscapes. Shots of skier coming down 45 degree slope, moving away from camera towards buildings. MLSs of mountain sheep on snowy slopes. (00/01/1962)


Excerpt from
Glacier Avalanche
Rocky Mountains region (British Columbia)
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