STK-ID 5507

Three shots of children playing on World War 2 field gun in park. Shots of men sitting on benches in park, vagrants and others sleeping, reading paper. Sequence on little children having fun in wading pool, splashing water everywhere. LAMSs of Stock Exchange Building, foundation construction in foreground. MLS of two tugboats near freighter, heavy truck passing by in extreme foreground. Closer shot of two tugboats, of heavy crane unloading freighter "Denmark Mill". MS of farm tractor being unloaded from hold of ship. LS of tractor being swung onto pier. PAN along freighter "Manchester Exporter". Brief MS of winch. Hazy LS of lake freighter sailing towards camera, Beauharnois lock system, Mercier Bridge in background. Hazy LS of harbour, ships, Jacques-Cartier Bridge partly visible, Stock Exchange Tower in background. Several CUs of pedestrian traffic on sidewalk, people waiting for light to change, other blurring by camera in extreme foreground, including cars. Shot of familiar balloon seller displaying balloons advertising Expo '67, snow visible in background. Various shots of feet on wet pavement, including peg leg of man.


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