STK-ID 2885

Eye Witness No.86: Bar Mitzvah: MS of house, shadows of bare trees falling on house, snow covering lawn. Interior shot of house showing Bar Mitzvah boy dressed for winter, picking up his books and walking into the kitchen. Shot of mother and little girl working at table in kitchen, boy enters, takess a glass of milk. MS of girl sifting flour. CUs of boy drinking milk and eating bun, of hand picking up pint of milk and pouring a glass. Shot of mother adjusting last details on boy's attire and the two walk off screen. Exterior shot of Bar Mitzvah boy arriving, entering house, snow on ground. Interior shot of father, mother, sister and Bar Mitzvah boy dressing up and hurrying off screen. Shot of boy tying his tie, brushing his hair at mirror. MS of family coming out house.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 86: Bar Mitzvah
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio