STK-ID 48891

Several shots, TRAVELLING LAS from top of Place Ville Marie to dilapidated old houses in Old Montreal in winter, some pedestrians and vehicular traffic, much snow. Shot of cat running along snowy alley. FOLLOW SHOT of elderly woman, moving unsteadily in middle of narrow street. LS, MLS of drunk or handicapped man on his knees in snow, trying to get up, being assisted by two men. Two shots of snow-covered pile of debris, snow falling. Night sequence in rundown district showing street, car headlights, elderly couple shuffling along past camera. Shots of homeless persons eating as seen through window of lunch bar. Sequence on three youngsters rough housing on snowy sidewalk, running after and wrestling man to the ground, all in fun. Shots of several children running on snowy sidewalk.


Excerpt from
The World of One in Five
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486