STK-ID 17156

House Building: CS to MS of worker mixing cement, of house building site. LAMS and CS of two workers on roof, one catching bricks thrown from ground and piling them, other placing and cementing them. MCS back view of worker checking vertical level with plumb line for door frame; placing bricks and cement under frame; re-checking. MCS front view of worker checking level and taking tools to cement bricks; PAN back and forth to other workers laying bricks beside. CS of cementing bricks to MS of old man speaking and PAN to other workers, everybody busy building or cementing. MLS of men working at masonry wall of house. MS front view of worker being interviewed. MLS of building site and workers preparing cement and filling wheelbarrow. MS back view of man moving away with a barrowful of cement for bricklayers. Various shots from different angles of men working at masonry, drawing level-lines on walls, laying bricks and cement.


Excerpt from
North China Commune
Wushing (Wuxing)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio