STK-ID 33087

AERIAL SHOTs of flooded countryside, towns (same as NFB1950-FG-102-01). Shots of men wading in flooded street of town, filling up sand bags, pumping water in Winnipeg street. Shots of pedestrians walking on sidewalk. Various shots of truck moving through foot of water, of people rowing boats on flooded streets. Shots of group of refugees, of two men carrying case of milk bottles through shallow flood water. Two shots of flooded river, factory in the distance, bridge. Sequence on men building up sand bag levees, dikes, men forming long lines, passing sand bags from one man to the next. Shots of bulldozer rolling past camera with load of sand bags on hood. Shots of automobiles, bus moving past camera in foot of water.


Excerpt from
Winnipeg Flood
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio