STK-ID 25452

MCS of city department worker, TILT DOWN to CU of pneumatic chipper in action. Rear and front shots of motorcycle policeman watching for speeders. CU of face of policeman. HAS of Toronto street intersection, skyscrapers at right frame, roofs at left, streetcars, automobiles moving far below at dawn. TRAVELLING CU of automobile and driver, of countryside and highway near overpass. High speed TRAVELLING SHOT of countryside, trees, buildings at dawn. HAS of highway, slow traffic, overpass in background. Dawn shot of traffic on highway, some with headlights, moving up hill toward camera. Various shots of man washing store window, of bus passengers seen through bus windows, of subway train arriving at Dundas Street station, of cleaners sweeping deserted subway platform. Shots of subway ticket seller in his booth. CU of ladies shoes in store window, of man at bus stop reading paper with headlines about Little Rock, Arkansas riots. MSs and CUs of traffic policeman at work, of pedestrians crowding on sidewalk.


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