STK-ID 28286

Shot of woman moving from room to room past camera. Shots of Evans family having meal, of Mrs Evans preparing meal with cigarette in mouth. Interior shot of slum dwelling showing state of disrepair of apartment. Walking shots through rooms, including glimpses of children. CUs of faces of young children, all smiling. TILT UP from little girl playing on floor to Mrs Elliot leaning against door jamb, walking away. Static and walking shots of wall just outside the Elliot's apartment, stairway, hallway. Walking shot down long hallway in tenement, children loafing along corridor. Walking shot into apartment. PAN inside slum dwelling, knickknacks. Sequence inside the LeBreton apartment showing father getting up, changing diaper on small child, washing up as one of the children stands by. HA PANs of two bedrooms crammed with sleeping children. Shot of little girl getting up, beginning to dress. Shot of kids coming down stairs.


Excerpt from
The World of One in Five
Saint John (New Brunswick)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w, 35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio