STK-ID 15285

MCS of customer paying for groceries, storekeeper cashing money and hands back change. Sequence on rise of prices showing woman looking at shoes in window display, counting money and shaking head as saying "no", man holding dollar bill to camera and talking to audience, men in line up receiving pay, three men in office discussing prices of shoes, CU of hand placing price tag on shoes in window display, MS of man doing hand sign to storekeeper as saying "too high", grocer serving woman customer at counter, discussing high prices of goods. Shot of man at desk handing pay to men filing past in foreground, one worker stops and discuss with man, including CS of hands piling money on table. Sequence in grocery store showing woman customer taking food goods from shelves, taking last pack to dismay of other woman customer, grocer looking dubious, CU of hands changing price tags on food goods. Shots of small household appliances, irons, coffee makers, toasters. Shots of various signs in stores re "sold out".


Excerpt from
Main Street Canada
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Video HI 8
Shooting format
Digital Betacam, 16mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio