STK-ID 25724

TRAVELLING SHOT past board fence covered with torn election posters re MacDonald, Bradley, John Chamard, one reading "Bob Stanfield is coming to town". TRAVELLING SHOT through streets in poor district in Toronto, sign "The Salvation Army Harbour Light Centre" a few homeless visible walking, aimlessly, standing at curbside. TRAVELLING SHOT of slum dwellings, flop houses. Signs advertising rooms for rent, "bed for men 85¢", many signs "for men only accommodation", sign "Shuter St." Static shots of houses in run-down section of Toronto. ZOOM IN, ZOOM OUT on high rise apartment building. TILT DOWN to hovels nearby. Several shots of hovels, littered street, a stray dog. Several shots of run-down district, modern high rise apartment building in background emphasizing differences in life styles. CS of street, maze of utility wires, poles. LASs of high rise apartment building. TRAVELLING SHOT of old houses. LAS of new high rise apartment building. TRAVELLING LAS past apartment buildings under construction. Rapid TRAVELLING SHOT of clusters of modern high rise apartment buildings in the distance. (00/02/1968)


Excerpt from
Up Against the System
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486