STK-ID 25232

MLS of excursion boat sailing towards camera. Three BOATING LSs of Toronto skyline. Various HASs of Yonge and Bay Streets showing pedestrian and auto traffic, crowd on sidewalk, streetcars. Various shots of Queen's Park showing statue of Victoria, Legislature Building. Shot of Convocation Hall from across campus, of Hart House, University College, campus. Various shots taken at Riverdale Zoo showing aquatic birds, polar bear, lion, elephant. Various shots of early model car moving by on residential street, driving into Imperial Oil service station, speeding through park. More shots at zoo of deer, of buffalo. Shot, from track level, of roller coaster car moving away from camera, turning. TRAVELLING SHOTs of track from roller coaster car plunging down, coasting up incline. LAS of slide, wheeled boat coming down, fade to boat hiting water with a splash. Shots of lakeshore road, old automobiles predominant, of sunnyside beach, of canoe race, of people relaxing, paddling canoes sedately. MS of boy fishing with homemade pole. Shots of boys swimming in the raw at swimming hole.


Excerpt from
Toronto 1920-30
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486