STK-ID 22677

Various interior shots of native house, father giving injection to child, injecting himself. Two MCSs of sidewalk barber shop, men having haircuts, bicycles and pedestrians passing by. MCS of two young boys singing in street, one boy has burn scars on his chest and arm. MCS of young girl emptying water from bucket at water fountain. MCS of two young boys washing themselves at fountain. MCS of girl patting her dog. MCS of two girls with baby. CS of baby's face. MCS and CSs of Vietnamese men playing cards. MCS of Vietnamese sawing piece of wood with native saw. Three MSs of foster parents plan worker walking down streets. MCS of Vietnamese girls making candies with fruit and sugar. ZOOM IN on television screen, CS of President Richard Nixon talking. MCS of newspapermen listening. Several shots of television screen, young American woman giving weather forecasts for United States cities and various Oriental cities, followed by still pictures of American areas and East Asian areas. MCSs of man jogging along city streets, including CS of his legs, snow evident in background.


Excerpt from
Sad Song of Yellow Skin
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486