STK-ID 19641

Various AERIAL SHOTs of Hamilton. HA PANs of Dundas Valley in Hamilton, of city of Hamilton. LS of Hamilton, TILT DOWN to Bruce Trail in lower foreground. PAN from highway in comparative foreground to Pepsi billboard. Two canted shots of billboard. Two brief shots of city traffic. Cut to pedestrians on sidewalk, loafers seatying on park benches. PANs from cars parked in parking lot to front of large building, sign "Teamsters' Union Local 879". Various shots of Smith transport truck driving into truck yard past. Shots of reflection of trees in calm water. PAN of Beach Boulevard, ZOOM IN on house, "for sale" sign in front. PAN down street to LS of open mill door. Two shots of well-to-do residential district. PANs over quarry. LS of smokestacks framed by trees, TILT DOWN to garbage. HAS of brook, TILT UP trees. Cut to plant in valley. HAS over polluted lake. Shot of two men strolling in park, PAN to lake. TILT DOWN untidy beach to dead fish. CU PAN from sludge to dead fish. PANs over oily water near sewer outlet. Various shots of steamy, smoky water, plant barely visible through smoke. Various shots of polluted streams in vicinity of city. MSs of garbage being moved by bulldozer in dump.


Excerpt from
Pollution Front Line
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio