STK-ID 748

Blizzard strikes Montreal: several shots of people walking on road, in a city park during a blizzard; wrecker and cars moving by, a policeman directing traffic. MS of crowd and streetcar in street during a blizzard in Montreal. Shots of pedestrians and auto traffic on icy streets, trees covered with frost. MLS of city of Montreal with skiers in foreground. Cut to skiers on Mount Royal. Traffic after snowstorm in Montreal. Sequence on men shoveling cars out of snow drifts, clearing front walks. MS of Place d'Armes, trees covered with ice, auto traffic, a horse-drawn cutter. Shots of the tower of the Fort de la Montagne and snow drifts. Shots of tenement buildings, dormer windows, long icicles. Shots of the statue of Virgin Mary in snow.


Excerpt from
Actualités canadiennes no 23
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486