STK-ID 3552

MS of man on floor of Montreal Stock Exchange wearing headphones, waving to people, speaking into telephone, men walking by to and fro in foreground. Wild shots of floor of Stock Exchange. Vertical HAS of two men. HAS of floor, telephone switchboard and operator in immediate foreground. Vertical HAS of floor, large group of men doing business. LAS of man moving about. CU hands writing in note book. Cut to feet of men on balcony as they keep board up to date. Shot of men adding data to board. Various LSs of men on floor of Exchange. MLS of board, ZOOM IN on board. Sequence showing Exchange almost empty, littered floor, sweepers, a few traders moving about, chatting. HAS of man at telephone, taking a break, smoking a cigarette. CU of moving tickertape. HAS of man moving among other traders on floor of Exchange.


Excerpt from
La bourse et la vie
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio