STK-ID 25450

Shot of couple looking at cars in car dealer's store. Day shots of cigar store display, of magazine vendor's booth, customers buying newspapers. CUs of shoe being polished, of face of shoe shine man, of Loews Theatre box office, woman counting money. Shots of reflections of men in store window. CUs of hand dialing pay phone, PAN to face of man. Shots of facade of tailor shop. Interior shot of tailor dressing mannequins in window. Shot of cleaning woman at work in bank, seen through window. Shot of man buying ticket seen from inside box office. Sequence on small child trying to grab soap bubbles as they float down. CUs of child, bubbles. Shots of man reading paper, of other man reading paper in his car. MS of pot hole in street, legs of pedestrians passing by. Shots of restaurateur lowering his awnings, of other man hanging his washing in his backyard. MS of woman being served coffes as seen through glass from inside sidewalk cafe. MS of man polishing brass doorstep, kneeling in doorway. Shots of city workers spreading asphalt on street. Shots of board at the Toronto Stock Exchange, of brokers on floor, CUs of business men. Shots of reflections of pedestrians on store window, woman stopping to look at coat on mannequin. Shot of two parrots preening themselves in window as pedestrians walk by in the background.


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