STK-ID 40424

LA PAN of a hat manufacturing building and adjoining buildings. LAS of top of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours church, TILT DOWN to street and people leaving church, TILT UP of same. MCS of entrance of airlines terminal building. Shot along Mansfield street (from De la Gauchetière street) with back of Saint James Cathedral (today Queen Mary of the World), back of the Sun Life Insurance building in background, light traffic. TRAVELLING SHOT of facade of Montreal city hall, of courthouse, of courthouse grounds, of Saint James street. LAS, almost straight up, of buildings, of Saint James Cathedral and the Queen Elizabeth Hotel. TRAVELLING SHOT along street showing dwellings, apartment houses. LAS of Queen Elizabeth Hotel, PAN to statues on top of Saint James Cathedral. Shot of traffic taken from above roof of low building. HASs of roofs in Dominion Square area, of people sitting on balconies of apartment buildings.


Excerpt from
A Is for Architecture
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486