STK-ID 16489

Sequence on the visit of six school girls, in school uniforms, through the offices and plant of the "Reading Evening Post" newspaper in England, girls being guided through the plant by a young woman. Incidental shots of the newspaper business as usual. CUs of the faces of the young girls, of hands, of a man at work making up headlines in type. FOLLOW SHOTS of girls walking through the press room, between rolls of newsprint on the floor, printing presses in the background as girls watch the various operations. CUs of the girls' faces. Cut to boaters on their heads, part of school uniforms. Interior shots of the "Daily Express" newspaper newsroom in England; people at work, signs on the walls, a battery of telephones. Interior shot of the large office of the Prague Press Agency in Prague, Czech Republic. MCUs of men at their desks, women typing. Shots of the large "Toronto Star" newspaper city office in Toronto, Ontario. Shots of newsmen and women.


Excerpt from
Never a Backward Step
Prague, Toronto, England
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080