STK-ID 33874

Various shots of men painting rusty ship, of men climbing up ladder onto ship. MS of Russian ship moored at quay. MLS of cranes in scrapyard near shipyard, superstructure of ship in background. MS of metal color grass. CS of yellowish cut metal, snow falling on it. MCSs of magnet picking up metallic scraps from ground, placing scraps in container. MCS of old railroad wheels stacked. Various shots of men cutting up old railway tanks with torches. Shots of fire sparkles, of men at work inside cylinders, magnetic picker in background in some shots. CS of fire, hands being warmed over it. Various HAMLSs of scrapyard. Various shots of men cutting up metal with torches, of magnetic scrap picker, of man manoeuvering machine. Various CSs of broken ice on surface of water. MS of birds drinking in water, ZOOM OUT to MS of Montreal Harbour. CS, ZOOM OUT to MCS of ships moored in harbour. CS of sun's reflection in water, TILT UP to ships. Various shots of pigeons flying in circles in harbour. MS of sun in orange-brown sky, clouds passing by. (00/02/1969)


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome, 35mm print b&w
Aspect ratio