STK-ID 33071

Slum Dwellers Get New Homes for Old: MLS of row duplexes along street in Regent Park, Toronto. Various shots of men at work demolishing slum houses. MS of group of little girls standing by lamppost on street. CS of man and woman sitting on steps of new home. HAMS of woman bathing little girl in bath, CU of little girl being washed. CSs of boy sitting on knees of father, listening to radio in living room. MCS of woman cooking in modern kitchen, putting pot in refregirator. HAMS of girl doing homework in her room, sitting on bed. Sequence on construction site showing cinder block basements in row, men at work mixing mortar, laying blocks, carrying lumber boards. HA PAN from tenement houses in street to cinder block basement forms of new houses under construction. Sequence on slum area showing children running down lane, backyard of slum houses, board fences, clothing hanging on lines, faces of children. Shots in Regent Park area under reconstruction, new houses, wooden forms ready for pouring concrete, excavation. MS of group of children doing round dance in tenement backyard. MS of two young women walking down street of slum area with small child.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 20
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
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720 x 486, 1920 x 1080