STK-ID 462

Slums, Ville Emard, Montreal (00/10/1969): MLS of slum backyard, many clotheslines full of clothes, woman at work on back porch. CS of woman working. Shots of slum buildings in the vicinity of workman street showing backyards, alleys. FOLLOW SHOT of boy walking by in alley with small parcel. Shots of children in slum alleys. Shot of street corner in slum district. LA PAN from woman on balcony, along full clotheslines to other part of building. Shot at corner of Logan Street and unidentified street. Walking shots into cluttered courtyard, PAN of slum dwellings. Shots of broken window, of boy looking out through it. MS of red house, small car in front. Shot of vacant lot, rubble, street corner, slum buildings in background. Various shots from various angles along several slum houses, clotheslines full of wash strung out in backgroundm on balconies and porches. Shots of condemmed houses, of children looking through grimy windows.


Excerpt from
A City Is / Ainsi va la ville
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486