STK-ID 5508

LAS of traffic helicopter flying overhead, jump cut. Low telephoto shot of Place Ville Marie Building. TILT UP, TILT DOWN, ZOOM IN on Place Ville Marie Building from Mount Royal, leafless tree. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of Boeing 707 on landing approach. Telephoto of traffic heading for and past camera. LS of Jacques Cartier Bridge seen from end. LSs of parts of Jacques Cartier Bridge, moderate traffic, ZOOM OUT to include single truck on road along south shore. Oblique HAMLS of waterfront from bridge in vicinity of Saint Helen's Island, tugboat in mid stream. MLS of cluster of skyscrapers, heavy traffic blurring across frame in extreme foreground, ZOOM OUT to include street. MLS of skyscrapers from east slope of Mount Royal. Closer shot of old Bell Telephone Building. MS of row of trees along parkway, light traffic beyond. TRAVELLING SHOT looking back of taxi and tractor trailer overtaking camera car on street past CKGM station. LS of Place Ville Marie Building and other office buildings. Shot of building with large sign advertising girdles, parking lot in lower foreground. TILT UP, TILT DOWN Stock Exchange Building. Hazy shot of Montreal downtown area from Bonaventure Highway. Sequence on construction of expressway, interchange. MLS of Place Ville Marie Building, other high-rise buildings, railway yard in lower foreground. Several HASs of heavy traffic on Montreal street.


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