STK-ID 25868

Various shots of disadvantaged neighbourhood, few people about. Walking shots inside empty school except for four Black children seated together listening to someone talking off frame. Shots of well-to-do homes on Society Hill. Cut to disadvantaged neighbourhood. Several shots of buildings in disadvantaged neighbourhood near the waterfront. Shots of tugboat, ZOOM OUT, TILT UP to suspension bridge and PAN to waterfront buildings. Lengthy TRAVELLING SHOTSs through disadvantaged neighbourhood. Shots of highrise apartment buildings, children at play in private playground. PAN of complex of apartments for the elderly. Cut to cheap new housing, many children at play nearby. LAS of facade of highrise apartment building covered with balconies. Front focus on child on one of the balconies. Shots of children playing in Germantown, Philadelphia Housing, Authority Houses in background.


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