STK-ID 7390

Bell telephone microwave (00/02/1956): LS of Quebec City skyline. Cut to Bell Telephone Building and testing tower. LAS of testing tower. TILT DOWN reflector on tower as crew arriving on roof. Shots of men at work, of reflector being cranked down, men working on reflector. Cut to reflector inching up tower. Shots of countryside near Sainte-Tite-du-Cap, testing tower mounted on hill. Shot of man changing height of reflector. TILT UP to reflector and to top of tower. Vertical LAS of tower. SHot of antenna atop tower at Olive Lake, Ontario, engineers testing equipment in repeater station. Shots of engineers arriving in Jeep, carrying equipment into station.


Excerpt from
Canadian Newsreel
Ontario, Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486