STK-ID 25462

Early morning TRAVELLING SHOTs of speeding cars on highway, of cars passing camera car, of overpass. Broadside shot of mass of pedestrians walking, automobiles moving in a blur in foreground. Shots of pedestrians, streetcar and automobiles passing trough underpass near Union Station. Low MLS of Royal York Hotel, pedestrians and traffic. HAMLS of pedestrians crossing at intersection, streetcar waiting. Murky early morning shots of city of Toronto, skyscrapers in background, no lights. Rear MS of traffic policeman, his hand on traffic light button. Various ECUs to MSs of pedestrians, of cyclist, of man getting out of car and of traffic. CUs of automobile moving slowly, of streetcars and passengers seen through windows. LAS of skyscraper, sun shining in one window. Contrast shot of blind man being assisted across street, of people boarding waiting streetcar. HACU of long shadows of people on sidewalk. LAS and HAS of people descending into subway entrance. Shot of pedestrians going down subway entrance at Younge and Bloor Station. Final shot of city department crew at work with chipper and spades.


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