STK-ID 7449

HA PAN from theatre to Post Office from across street. Shot down street of traffic, Macdonald Street bus moving close to camera, ultramodern office building and the Hotel Vancouver in the distant background. Closer LAS of ultramodern office building, TILT DOWN to base of building and pedestrians crossing street in foreground. MCSs of pedestrians on sidewalk waiting for light to change including views of small newstand in background, vehicles passing between people and camera in a blur. Shot of Hotel Vancouver and adjoining building, public square in foreground, moderate traffic. MS of pedestrian "Walk - Don't walk" sign as it changes. LAMS of network of power lines above street, streetcar driving into frame and turning, ornate clock tower of old Post Office visible in background. Longer shot of old Post Office, intersection of Hastings and Granville Streets, pedestrians and Marine Building in the distance. Several shots of Marine Building, pedestrians crossing intersection, buses turning in front of camera. Two ESTABLISHING HASs and ESTABLISHING PAN of Vancouver looking towards Hotel Vancouver including. MSs of pedestrians. ESTABLISHING HASs of Vancouver at night. Shots of waterfront and Granville Street at night.


Excerpt from
The Columbia River
Vancouver (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio