STK-ID 25909

Shots at Japanese arcade called "Pachinko" in Sapporo, of men and very few women sitting in front of their individual machines, playing. Shots of street, many neon and store signs. Two ZOOM IN to MSs of "Pachinko" sign flashing, of occidental woman wearing antipollution filter over her mouth and nose, talking to camera. Various HASs of railway tracks crossing Sapporo suburb, trains moving on in some shots, mountains in background. Various shots of women and children mostly wearing kimonos walking on path to temple for children's fair on rainy day, of families on temple stairways standing for pictures, children with balloons, of people walking here and there with umbrellas. Shots of little girls in kimonos. Two MS PANs of Toyohira River crossing Sapporo. Various shots of concrete blocks installed on river bottom to break waves, of construction works being done on riversides to civic parks and sport fields, construction workers and caterpillar tractor in evidence in some shots. HASs of one site, of two men playing tennis on new court. (00/10/1973)


Excerpt from
Urba 2000
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio