STK-ID 28288

Social welfare services: exterior shot of Welcome Hall mission building in Montreal. Interior shot of mission chapel, preacher in pulpit singing, piano player at piano, men and women singing in background, PAN to audience of needy men, CUs of faces. Shots of children walking up to front of chapel, of two little girls singing. Various shots of men in audience intercut with shots of preacher at front. Exterior FOLLOW SHOT of man entering Welcome Hall mission, much snow on ground. Night shot of several needy men waiting outside mission house, MSs, CUs of faces. Interior shot of locker room, men entering, undressing as mission official supervises, handing out towels. Shots of men in showers. Shot of men in large dormitory. Various shots of men applying for bed at Welcome Hall wicket.


Excerpt from
The World of One in Five
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486