STK-ID 34140

Various shots of ships in seaway from banks, including warship, pair of lake freighters meeting in middle of Saint Lawrence River, incidental shot of ore loading plant in foreground. Shot of ship in Thousand Islands region. Various shots of holiday crowd gathered on dock at Trois-Rivieres, factory in background, of crowds of spectators at open lock gates. Shot of spectator at lock, gates closing. HAS of Royal Canadian Navy sailors on stern of tugboat handling hawser. Shot of tugboat towing camera ship. CU of plaque with inscription at "Dwight D Eisenhower Lock", ship moving very slowly in background. LAS of "Dwight D Eisenhower Lock" control house, Stars and Stripes flag flying aloft. Longer shot of same, spectators lining lock. CUs of hull of ship, of side of lock, of prow, of gate opening, closing. LS of Honoré Mercier Bridge, of small outboard in choppy waters struggling along in foreground. Shot of seaway from Jacques Cartier Bridge, of Iroquois control dam. Various shots of ore loading plant at Sept-Iles, gondola cars full of ore moving in foreground. Shot of loading of ship. LAS of spout of loader spilling ore into ship's hold.


Excerpt from
Royal River
Sept-Iles, Saint Lawrence River, Trois-Rivières, Thousand Islands
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio