Shots of full clotheslines in a slum alley of Montreal. Shots of pedestrians, of children playing on a street in a working-class neighbourhood. Shots of railway tracks, of people crossing a level crossing. Shots of the downtown area, highrise buildings visible in background. ZOOM OUT from highrise buildings to a graffiti re "Visitez les slums" ("Visit the slums") written on a wall. Shot of woman taking her clothes from a clothesline.