STK-ID 24641

[Remark: the following is a promotional film for the T Eaton Company Limited.] Various shots of fashion shows at Eaton's, of show in garden. CUs of models, fur wraps, evening dresses. MSs of facades of Eaton's store in Montreal including Canadian Department Stores branch and Eaton grocery store. HAS of street in Kitchener, moderate traffic and streetcar, T Eaton Company store in background. CS of store in Kitchener. Long sequence showing Santa Claus parade, floats galore, marchers, Santa Claus himself. HA PAN over dense crowd milling in street. Interior shots of technicians testing fabric for strength. CUs of tension machine, piece of fabric breaking, of another testing gadget. Interior shots of telephone exchange centre, of grocery order filling department, of mail order department, numerous parcels moving on conveyor belts, being checked by clerks, being thrown into bags. Exterior shot of file of Eaton motor and horse-drawn vans moving towards and past camera. Shots of men erecting framework of new Eaton delivery building. Interior and exterior shots of finished depot.


Excerpt from
The Timothy Eaton Co. Ltd.
Toronto, Kitchener, Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486