STK-ID 18793

Various HASs on rainy day of students of the Mount Royal School standing in schoolyard after a fire alarm, in class order, including shots of neighbors on balconies or at window watching, of "Sammy's Snack Bar" on other side of street and of neighbors on balcony. Several shots of children seated at individual desks in classroom, reading, writing, thinking, checking each others' answers. Cut to teacher working with small group of children seated around a table, of children reading passages of book, PAN to shots of other students working at their desk. Various HASs of children playing in schoolyard at lunch time. Cut to "Sammy's Snack Bar" sign and ZOOM OUT on school children at door of restaurant and in schoolyard. Cut to several shots from different angles inside "Sammy's Snack Bar", of students coming in and out, eating or ordering at counter, of cooks at work, of student playing electronic games, moving about, of a group standing around two boys playing mechanical soccer game. Shot of other group around electronic game players. More shots at counter of cooks at work and of one boy looking at camera, eating fries and hot dogs.


Excerpt from
Our Street Was Paved with Gold
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio