STK-ID 3557

TRAVELLING SHOT along several desks in large stock broker's office. Circular HA PAN around hairdo of girl speaking on telephone. Shots of reflection of same girl on glass partition over heads of people at desks. Profile shot of girls manning calculators. Front shot of girl typing, of girl looking through circular card index. ECU of fingers on typewriter keys. Interior shots of broker's office, men working, girl working at office machinery. PAN of board in Dougherty's brokerage office, two girls keeping board up-to-date, PAN to people assembled in office watching board. Shots inside another brokerage office of men talking on telephone, sitting in booths, of woman working at desk. CUs of men's face, of girl's profile. CUs of typewriter carriage, of girl's face as she works. CU of tickertape crossing frame. Walking shot by open doors of two offices, businessmen at work. CS of man at his desk, ZOOM OUT as he picks up telephone and dials, part of back of visitor visible in extreme foreground. MS of girl working at desk. CU of teletype carriage as message comes in.


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