STK-ID 24700

BOATING SHOT of New York skyline from East River. HAS of crowd milling on street. HAS of traders in stock exchange jumping about in agitated state (presumably portraying the crash that set off the Great Depression). Sequence showing people destroying produce they cannot sell, burning vegetables, wheat, spilling milk, throwing crates into water. CS PAN along group of victims of the Depression. Shots of slummy shack, mother holding child in doorway, interior shot of woman sitting in rocking chair, woman housekeeping in hovel, weak-looking girl lying on rough pallet. MSs of very thin cow in field. MLS of men opening gate, two military trucks entering. Shots of building burning, of fuming remains of burnt forest, of motionless English pit-head gear, of man stealing coal in abandoned mine. Shots of woman being showered with champagne. Sequence on wrestling match, four men wrestling in ring, winner being crowned by woman. Shots of man salvaging lathe turnings for scrap. CS of hands sorting metal pieces on table.


Excerpt from
Tomorrow's World (C.C.O.)
New York (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486