STK-ID 34972

Retired workers, retiring ceremonies: MLS of musicians standing in hallway, starting to lay as new retirees walk out into hall, escorted by others, walking toward camera and going downstairs. MLS in factory courtyard, the honoured ones and other people taking place for a picture in front of entrance fountain place while musicians play (drums, cymbals, L. gongs). Photographer setting his camera, group waiting, ready, photographer taking picture with PAN to musicians playing the percussion instruments. LS of group standing for picture. MLS of photographer taking picture and PAN to group breaking apart leaving the 3 retirees alone for a picture, photographer setting his camera. MS of musicians strongly hitting their instruments. MS of musician playing and PAN to group making salutations, women retirees getting into factory bus. LS of peole getting into bus to escort retirees home, group saluting and applauding. LS of bus leaving and group saluting. MS inside bus, of retirees and escort.


Excerpt from
North China Factory
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio