STK-ID 38637

MLS of Peace Tower in Ottawa as seen from East Block archway of Parliament Buildings. MS of Ottawa policeman directing traffic, truck passing and unloading newspapers. CU of newsboy whistling, breaking papers open. MCS of hands and feet of pedestrians as they buy papers. CU of comics page of newspaper which man is reading. HAS of news truck turning left off Bank Street onto Sparks Street, delivering papers. Shot of man and woman in bed, man jumping up after hearing alarming news on radio. CU of man listening to radio with awe. MCS of people eating in hotel dining room. MS of women buying stockings at sale. Shots people including National Film Board's Ronald Dick and Lawrence Hyde reading news bulletin boards re "Co-operate on atomic energy". MS of man placing gun in sports store display window. Side CU of CNR train passing. MS of Grant McLean and boy in car waiting for train to pass. MS of Lyle Enrightl in car waiting for train to pass. CU of Enrightl getting impatient, blowing horn of car. Shot of Grant McLean looking at watch and scowling, train in background. Rear shot of cars crossing tracks.


Excerpt from
Eyes on Canada
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486