STK-ID 30410

Brief shot of O'Keefe Centre in Toronto, people walking away from camera towards building. Two shots of traffic coming towards camera on University Avenue. Shot of city hall from Bay and King streets, vehicular and pedestrian traffic much in evidence. Shots of pedestrians streaming by on sidewalk, as seen from opposite side of street, cars, streetcars moving by in foreground. Front MS of Jane-Bloor streetcar approaching, stopping for passengers, leaving towards camera. Shots of traffic moving on Jarvis Street from middle of street. TILT DOWN from Confederation Life Building to traffic on Jarvis Street heading for and past camera at high speed. LAS of top of city hall tower, TILT DOWN to base, PAN across city hall to sign "Site of new Toronto city hall and Civic Square". LAS of apartment buildings, subway train from Dainsville speeding by camera. CUs of subway tracks, wheels of train blurring past. Shots of subway train yard, apartment houses in background. HASs of luxurious apartments surrounded with verdure. Shots of Toronto skyline from Centre Island. MCSs of O'Keefe Centre, of sign. Shots of entrance, people flocking in, doorman, cars driving up, doorman opening doors.


Excerpt from
Trans-Canada Journey
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio