STK-ID 5492

Hazy, dusty silhouetted shots in harbour showing coal unloading facilities filling frame, silos, coal ship being loaded. Hazy MSs of factories with single chimneys, some smoking. MS of stack belching smoke. MS of Great Lakes steamer moving across frame, past Manitoba pool No1 elevator at Lake Head. MS of Canadian flag floating from jackstaff of ship. Dark HAS of one of Lake Head cities. HALSs of elevator. Front MLS of freighter moving slowly around point. Sequence on grain loading into grain carrier, including several CUs of grain flowing from spout. Sequence in automobile plant showing Ford car bodies being deposited along assembly line, being worked on. Exterior shots of automobile plant.


Excerpt from
Canadian Historical Pavilion
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486