STK-ID 26063

[Remarks: this film illustrates how Canadian servicemen have made use of their rehabilitation credit allowances they received after World War II.] Shot of man using portable electric hand saw during construction of house, man walking towards newly built house carrying roll of wire. Shot of two carpenters shingling roof, PAN to row of newly constructed homes in new residential area. Shot of electrician and helper wiring new house, pipe-fitter and plumber adjusting pipes in house. Shot of housewife and six year old son unpacking belongings as they move into new home. Shot of family carrying belongings into house. Shot of model of modern house, instructor showing method of construction to class of veteran home builders. PAN from newly built homes to carpenters working on houses, bulldozer levelling lot around new houses. LAS of gable end of house being raised by two carpenters. CS of nails being driven into joists.


Excerpt from
Veterans Housing
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio