STK-ID 10304

Shot down, in early morning, of a deserted Yorkville Avenue in Toronto. Time-lapse shots of light traffic in morning, a few pedestrians. Various shots of buildings on Yorkville Avenue. Shot of sidewalk cafes in early morning, very little activity. Night LAS of the Toronto City Hall lit up. Longer LAS of the City Hall, fountain in lower foreground. HASs of heavy one-way traffic on Yorkville Avenue at night. CUs of wheels, of headlights, of licence plates, of cars moving by camera. Level shot of cars from sidewalk, headlights, of passengers in cars. Similar shots from curb. Time-lapse shots of a few cars moving straight for and past camera as morning light invades scene. Several CUs of costume jewelry, crystals, pearls, in shop. MSs of model of proposed skyscraper, man being interviewed about building. Several CUs of details of model.


Excerpt from
Flowers on a One-way Street
Yorkville (Toronto)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486