STK-ID 30398

In Chicago, Illinois, shots of three African American boys standing against a wooden fence, clowning for the camera. Shot of two African American women and two children walking past the camera on the sidewalk. CUs of three youngsters chatting, one wearing a catcher's mask. Shots near a vacant street in an African American neighbourhood, a woman sitting on the steps of a house, a child talking at the camera. Various shots of two boys delivering newspapers, of an elderly woman sweeping the sidewalk, sitting on her porch for a rest. Various shots of a young man mowing a small front lawn. Shot of a street, a few passers by, of a church across the street. In Rochester, New York, sequence on some people coming out of a church, shaking hands and chatting at the door with Minister Franklin Delano Roosevelt Florence, elected president of the F.I.G.H.T. (Freedom, Independence, God, Honor, Today) organization. In an African American community, CUs on the face of a man speaking to a woman with children standing in the background. Several shots of a group of African American men chatting on the sidewalk. FOLLOW SHOT of a store front to a shot of a painted sign re "MR. CHARLIE'S WAR - WHAT FOR?" on a wall. TILT DOWN from the sign to a PAN of the store front, various posters in a window re "WELFARE". Interior shot of a bus with African American men and women riding. PAN of a crowd of people right after they came out of the bus, a man addressing them with a bullhorn.


Excerpt from
Saul Alinsky Went to War
United States of America (USA)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080