STK-ID 514

[Remark: Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia is the eastern gateway and one of Canada's largest ocean ports.] PAN of the Halifax waterfront as seen from the citadel, past the Old Town Clock and other "lower town" buildings, the harbour in the background, George Island and Dartmouth shore in the distance. Cut to HAS of the city looking northwest in direction of the narrows and of Bedford Basin. Shot of steam locomotive and train pulling out and cut to LS of the train pulling away. PAN of Lunenburg waterfront from across the harbour, antique gun (cannon) in foreground. Several schooners in harbour. HAS of long Canadian National Railway train moving by the camera. Cut to the Confederation Building (Province House?) in Charlottetown. HAS of city street. Cut to rear view of policeman at intersection in Saint John, New Brunswick directing pedestrian traffic and one flivver (car). Street shot down hill towards the harbour.


Excerpt from
Across Canada - The National Way
Halifax, Saint John (New Brunswick), Lunenburg, Charlottetown
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486, 1920 x 1080