STK-ID 31696

Shots of clothes hanging on line, of tightly packed apartment houses, clotheslines hanging from rear balconies. TILT UP balconies and stoops, many clotheslines. Shots of sign "34 rooms to let", children playing crap on ground with dice in back alley on city street, children playing in street, skipping rope. Shot of cat and dog rummaging through garbage pails in alley. Shots of slum building being demolished, of new apartments being constructed. Shot of two architects working on model city they are building. Shots of new apartment buildings and playgrounds in New York City. HAS of market stalls along sidewalk from above downtown buildings.


Excerpt from
Housing, Slums
New York (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486