STK-ID 31660

Various shots of goods in grocery store or supermarket, women in World War 2 fashion, men, store attendants shopping, serving customers. Several CUs of fruits, vegetables, meat and sundry, with and without price tags. Several shots of hands raising prices of various items, changing price tags. MS of military uniforms seen through glass of show window, reflection of traffic playing on glass. Shots of pedestrian traffic moving past camera, store windows in background, window shoppers. Two CUs of toast popping up in multi-toast toaster. Interior HAS of board room, Wartime Prices and Trade Board in session. Donald Gordon chairing meeting. LAS of entrance to building, words "Wartime Prices and Trade Board" over door, pedestrians moving past in foreground. Closer HAS of board meeting. MLSs of dairy barns. HAS of cows behind barb wire. Sequence showing piglets suckling. HAMLSs, CUs of hens in barnyard. CUs of sign re income tax department. Sequence showing woman consulting banker about war savings, dealing with cashier. MLS of two men in front of wall graph. CU of graph, hand pointing to curve, sweeping along curve. Interior shot of bank, people buying war certificates. MS PAN of cardex system, of piles of loose files.


Excerpt from
Prices in Wartime
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486