STK-ID 24701

United States (00/00/1937): TRAVELLING SHOT past shacks and run down community. Partially built clapboard house, new car parked in front of shack, PAN right to man splitting wood in front of shack to mobile home in North Carolina. MSs of carcasses hanging down from ceiling, of man entering building, of sign "White Pine, Tennessee Community Refrigerator". Crowds of people in New York City, woman and children getting food from Community busses. Huge crowds lined up at Morgan's Cafeteria. Black and white people queueing up to South Carolina Liquor Retail Store. Interior shot of workmen drinking in tavern. Shot of Roosevelt Hotel with sign "Rooms - Jesus Saves". Itinerant worker checking into Saint Michael's Dormitory in Cleveland, Ohio. Shots of shacks, woman and children standing in doorway with husband, small American flag on shack in background. Shots of tents, pigs running through field, of Black-owned shacks in poverty stricken state of Alabama, Black people standing outside. TRAVELLING SHOT through small town, past farms and abandoned houses on farms. PAN across field of stooked wheat. Industrial shots of Pittsburgh Mill, molten steel being poured from crucibles. Exterior shots of slag being dumped.


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