STK-ID 25461

HAS of railway yard in Toronto, diesel freight train moving at left frame, Toronto skyscrapers in background. Early morning LS of several steam locomotives being fired up, factory in background. Similar shot but with large water tank in foreground, rising sun in background. Shot of rising sun, railway yard in foreground, silhouette of Royal York Hotel at left. Shot of street, rising sun in background, Royal York Hotel, row of utility poles and traffic crossing frame. Telephoto shots of pedestrian traffic streaming from right to left. HAS of traffic on street down below, of skyscrapers all around, of roofs. TRAVELLING SHOT of rear of vehicles moving along highway, of sun as it flickers from behind leaves, of trees bordering river. Shot of Toronto skyline, Royal York Hotel and Bank of Commerce in mid-distance, water, limbs and leaves of trees trees in foreground. Murky shot of Bank of Commerce Building, trees visible in foreground. Longer shot of same. Murky shot of building with lights shining in windows and on utility poles, poplar trees in foreground. LS of Toronto skyline from island. BOATING SHOT of harbour as camera ship approaches docks. Various HAS and MSs of pedestrians, of streetcars, traffic, of news vendor.


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