STK-ID 24773

Sequence on interior shots Toronto Stock Exchange showing floor of Exchange, brokers, the board, ticker tape machine, stock quotation machines. CU of letters and figures in lights on board. MSs of brokers, of board, of boys with earphones on, of man running to one of the boys. Several more shots of activity at the Stock Exchange, of still photographer taking a picture of the crowd on the floor. CU of sign "Drive in theatre - Divine service", TILT DOWN to cars entering. MS of crowd on sidewalk, pedestrians and onlookers watching subway construction. Shots of men unloading timber from truck, cutting timber with power saw. HALS of subway construction on Yonge Street. LS from street level looking up Yonge Street at subway construction. HALS looking down on Toronto freight yards, smoke visible coming from engines, Lake Ontario in distant background. MLS looking down Yonge Street onto subway construction, cement trucks and mixers. MS of workers carrying plank used for shoring excavation. PAN right from billboard reading "Canada's first subway under construction by Toronto Transportation Commission" to equipment at work, Royal York Hotel in immediate background. MS looking down into excavation, steam shovel at work on subway.


Excerpt from
Toronto Boom Town
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486