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[Remarks: How headlines are made, producer Leon C Shelly takes us on a reporter's tour.] Shots of pedestrians along downtown street in Vancouver. Shot of people buying newspapers. CU of headline "Fire Destroys Pier D". Shots of pier ablaze. Shot of people listening to radio. Shot of reporters interviewing firemen, witness, reporters at work in newspaper office, typing copy. Shot of news stories coming in on teletype, women answering phones at switchboard. Shot of linotype operators at work, proof reader scanning proof sheets. Shot in printing room of photo, engraving plates, press rolling with newspaper coming off and being stacked. Shot of truck delivering newspapers. Shot of delivery boy throwing papers on family lawns in residential district. Shot of man coming to door, picking up newspaper and reading it.


Excerpt from
Behind the Headlines
Vancouver (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio