STK-ID 16499

Shot of rustic sign: Thomson Foundation TV College. Interior shots of TV control room, operators, monitors, stage seen through glass, TV College, Glasgow. MCUs of faces of children in public school class in Langholm. Cut to front view of children at prayer. MCU of face of child through wires and counters of abacus as she works out a problem on the institution. Exterior shots of kilted youngsters drinking water at fountain, entering school building. MS of sign: Westerkirk Parish Library and PAN to MLS of old house in Scottish village. LS of church, trees in foreground, ZOOM BACK. LS of village houses, hall in background. Interior shots of press club, journalists talking. MCUs of faces. Shots of class in the Cardiff school of journalism, lecturer, students. MS of group of men studying newspaper page. MSs of Thomson newspaper title mural. Shots from various angles of steeplejack raising flags on top of the Thomson building in Toronto.


Excerpt from
Never a Backward Step
Toronto, Scotland
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio