STK-ID 24148

HAS, from top of building, of street intersection in Stratford, moderate traffic moving through. MS of town hall, cars parked in front, cars moving in general direction of camera. LS of sky and foliage, TILT DOWN to head of statue of Shakespeare on its pedestal. Shots of four swans gliding on water. MS of factory whistle, steam escaping, gushing out as whistle blows. Shots of swans on water, two children throwing crumbs at them, of swans jumping as crumbs hit the water. HAS of large street, of trees, of residences. Profile shots of bust of Shakespeare. LAS of smokeless smokestack against cloudy sky, steam drifting by from source close to camera. Canted MS of two steam whistles, of whistles blowing. Shots of banner "Welcome to Stratford", TILT DOWN to cars driving past underneath. MCS of bell ringing. CSs of old fashion cannon, of breech and lanyard, of mouth of cannon. Shot from over water of the Avon, of old arched bridge, of reflection of bridge and of trees in water. Shots of smokestack and steam. Various shots of folliage in park, of small dam across canal, of street.


Excerpt from
The Stratford Adventure
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio