STK-ID 51918

Three shots of car buried in snow, tow truck towing it out, Hotel Dieu hospital in background. Rear shot of two cars noses together, booster cable stretching from one car to the other. Shots of garbage collectors at work in Outremont, garbage truck. Shot of man shovelling Volkswagen out of snow drift, Pendeli's Pizza in background. MLS of Cartier Monument on Mount Royal, PAN to Park Avenue, few cars, buses moving by, PAN back to monument. Slow PAN down slope, deep undisturbed snow, bare trees, McGill university covered ice rink, buildings. LS of downtown skyscraper, Montreal Water Reservoir in foreground. Shot down McTavish Street, buildings, uncleared sidewalk, cars parked along curb, one or two pedestrians walking down the street in the distance.


Excerpt from
Canadian Historical Pavilion
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg, 16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486