STK-ID 19627

Shots down Pointe Saint-Charles street early in morning, smoking chimney in background, man walking on sidewalk. CS of factory, chimney, smoke, ZOOM OUT to include street. LS of downtown Montreal highrise buildings seen through chain link fence, PAN and ZOOM OUT to street. Several more shots down streets, people visible, workmen going to work, young paper boy delivering papers, slum alley with lone German Shepherd dog. Shot of building, PAN to grocery store, ubiquitous fence in foreground. Shot along Lachine canal with all the industries, Five Roses Flour Co. visible (HIG). PAN to bridge and to traffic (HIG). Several shots from across street of city school, school yard, children in yard and crowd of parents on street looking at children, cars bluring by in foreground. Shots of school, children entering school. Various LS PANs in vicinity of Autostade, Bonaventure autoroute, Victoria railway bridge, hold on CN passenger train crossing canal on railway bridge heading for Central Station. TILT DOWN Pointe Saint-Charles church belfry, PAN to sign "Services Communautaires ­ Pointe Saint-Charles Community Services". Cut to MCS of French sign re $25.00 being owed by the social welfare. Cut to facade of building, sign "Carrefour d'Éducation Populaire".


Excerpt from
The Point: Community Legal Clinic
Pointe-Saint-Charles (Montreal)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486