STK-ID 30643

Playhouse in the Park (La Roulotte): LS of Jacques Cartier Bridge from Sainte-Helene Island, waterfront beyond, PAN to LS of theatre on wheels driving up. Sequence from various angles showing performers jumping out, preparing theatre. CU of director of the group, Paul Buissonneau, supervising installations. Shots of children playing as stage hands prepare theatre for skit in background. MS of theatre stage, scenery being lowered, of man seen from inside, preparing stage while crowds of children assemble outside. PAN of young spectators from inside caravan. Various shots of stage play, MSs and CUs of players including clowns, of curtains opening, scenery appearing. Long CU sequence showing children listening attentively, laughing.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 99
National Film Board
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Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
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