STK-ID 20815

Gardening Class (243 ft): bilingual sign indicating "Children's Gardens". Interior shot of glasshouse, several children seeding small boxes of soil. Exterior shot of gardens, girls and boys transplanting plants from pots to ground. Sequence on youngsters working their "Victory gardens" at Montreal's Botanical Gardens, hoeing, seeding, watering. Couple of shots of instructor speaking to kids. HAS of children in garden and TILT UP to Botanical Gardens buildings in background. Several shots of children, a few weeks later tending to grown plants: tomato plants and others. CUs of children's hands at work, of ripe tomatoes and other vegetables. Sequence on the competition for the best vegetables, washing, weighing. Shots of winning patch with sign "Honneur" and display of vegetables. HAS over garden, Botanical Gardens building with laundry flapping in the wind in the background.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 83
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080