STK-ID 19960

Sequence on arrival of Empress of Canada, ship being towed by tug, with Jacques Cartier bridge in background at beginning of sequence, ship berthing as people line the rail prior to getting off. HAS of young blind student working at work table. Cut to MCS of blind girl feeling a relief terrestrial globe. Sequence on deaf mute boy and girl conversing in sign language. MCU of their hands gesturing in sign language. ZOOM IN on graffitti on bathroom wall. LAMSs of boys climbing wire sculpture in Mount Royal park. LSs of factory chimney spewing smoke and steam. Cut to billowing steam and smoke. MCU of Canadian National Railway diesel locomotive moving by the camera, wheels of freight cars. HAS of chess game in progress and cut to MCU of hand moving king. MCU of computer tape-reels moving spasmodically, of cards being flipped into holder. Cut to board and lights lighting up at random.


Excerpt from
Perception: Structure or Flow
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio