STK-ID 12384

CS of Bendex grinder, TILT UP to man grinding, wearing goggles. CS of men's feet walking on sidewalk. MS of man's shadow on ground as he lights cigarette. MS of man's feet as he sits on cement ledge of fence, TILT UP to face. CS of rain running down street, two men's feet as they walk in rain. HALS of man walking in alley between buildings on factory grounds, seen through wire fence. CS of workmen standing and sitting in line-up, TILT DOWN to feet of men. MS of prospective employees waiting for interview at selective service. MS of woman at wicket. Interior CS of factory wheel rotating on rubber belt. CS of bulletin board in French, sign "Men Wanted". CS of man filling out application, women filling out form. TILT UP as woman hands paper to applicant. CS of machine shop, man operating shaper, another walks by and distributes cards. CU of lathe in motion. CS of whistle on top of plant. CS of sign "No smoking or loitering". CS of man signing application form. MS of applicant being interviewed by welfare officer. MS of trip hammer in operation. MS of two policemen directing men into social services. CS PAN of labourmen in line-up at office, TILT DOWN to several men sitting on steps and lying near wall. MS of officer interviewing. CS of overhead network of power driven pulleys.


Excerpt from
Un Homme au Travail
Quebec (province)
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