STK-ID 38274

MS of construction at top of building, PAN to statue of Queen Victoria in Victoria Square. Shot of crane and claw bucket filling truck in excavation, buildings in background. Shot of construction elevator, PAN of construction on top floors of building. MLS of towering crane boom, TILT DOWN to tall fence and to street, traffic moving by camera. HAMS of top of crane boom, TILT DOWN to cab, to excavation, beams, piles of earth, lumber. CU of sign "Mitchell-Houghton", construction visible in background, PAN to statue of Queen Victoria. Various HASs of workmen working on framework of first floor, over excavation, of crane hook rising, of beams, catwalks, of workmen digging by hand, of welder in operation. Shots from bottom of excavation of first floor framework. PAN over excavation, of men working on first floor. MLS of crane boom swinging, shot from behind high fence, of framework of first floor, of builders at work.


Excerpt from
A Is for Architecture
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486