STK-ID 19651

Interior shots of police station showing constable at desk chatting with young boy and girl, leading them out of the office. LAMS of smiling policeman speaking, utility wires and building visible in background. LS of policeman talking with lost boy as seen from across street, traffic and pedestrians moving by in foreground. Shot of police and boy across street, PAN to lower facade of Sunlife Building. MS of lost boy standing by building, walking away from camera, pedestrians moving by unconcerned. MSs of boy and policeman. MS of policeman directing traffic. Shots of policeman, man, woman and young boy on sidewalk, policeman shaking boy's hand. MS of policeman checking doors. Shots of policemen standing at attention on parade ground in front of public building. Shot of policeman talking on pay phone as seen through window pane, reflection of streetcar visible in glass, sign "Cold Vegetable Plate" in foreground. Shot of policeman and boy coming out building, waiting on sidewalk, woman asking directions to officer. Shot of police officer and boy crossing street. LAS of policeman giving instructions to woman. LSs and HAS of lost boy standing by building, a few pedestrians. MSs of officer helping blind man across street. TRAVELLING SHOT of street from inside car. Shots of policemen at attention on lawn. DOLLY SHOTs of faces of policemen as they take notes.


Excerpt from
The Policeman
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486