STK-ID 7188

Montreal, Quebec (00/00/1946): shot of bell ringing in steeple of church. MS of Sun Life Building, shot of street car passing camera and swish PAN to rear view of it moving through residential section of Westmount. People entering and leaving City Hall, campus at McGill University. Excellent HAS shots of shoppers and street cars and traffic on Sainte-Catherine Street (this is December and crowds are Christmas shopping, however there is no snow). CS Christmas tree on Morgan's store and TILT DOWN to crowded street at night. Traffic on Sainte-Catherine at night. CS of Santa Claus in Simpson's store window. Good shots of Saint James Church, Saint James Cathedral (today Queen Mary of the World) and Christ Church Cathedral. TILT DOWN Sun Life Building. TILT DOWN Notre Dame Church to street and streetcar passing in front. Two shots of Mount Royal Hotel, CS sign: "Church of St Andrew's and St Paul". TILT DOWN from top to bottom of church and CS sign: Christ Church Cathedral.


Excerpt from
Cities Of Canada
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486