STK-ID 25867

Various shots of area slated for demolition, of area already demolished to make way for expressway. Shot of signs re work being done, re Schaefer Beer. Interior shots of workers redecorating apartment. Walking shots throughout the apartment. Sequence on Black contractors demolishing interior of building, of exterior, crane at work. Shots of building slated for demolition. Shot of highrise building being demolished. HA PANs from waterfront, past highrise office building to LS of busy expressway traffic through disadvantaged neighbourhood, along new expressway right of way, from houses in state of demolition. TRAVELLING SHOT along street through disadvantaged neighbourhood. Various HASs of disadvantaged neighbourhood, of poor Black children playing in backyard. Shots of commuter train speeding by on elevated track, PAN to poor apartment buildings, words "Condemned by tenants" written on wall.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8, Born Digital, ProRes
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
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2048x1556, 1920 x 1080