STK-ID 24292

Swing La Baquaise: PAN from buildings along street in Old Montreal (?) to site of demolished tenement buidling. Walking shot of rubble. Shot of low-income dwellings, a few kids playing in street. Shot of kids on sidewalk in Old Montreal (?), buildings with iron staircases, boys and girls chatting, one couple kissing. Little girl comes out of corner store with popsicles then eats them. CUs of girls eating popsicles. Two boysare shown throwing playing cards against wall in alley. View of building front, wide stairs leading up, man playing with dogs at foot of stairs, another man just sitting (Saint Dominique Street). PAN to street in Old Montreal, one car. Shot of woman crossing guard stopping cars so that school children can cross street. Shots of several school kids on sidewalk. Shot of street; PAN on tenement fronts, kids and adults in streets.


Excerpt from
Swing la Baquaise; Girl on a Farm
Old Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio