STK-ID 5701

[Titles: "Canada's Queen City]: split screen showing ferry boat, two trains, automobile on highway. LS of skyline of Toronto from bay. Shot of people on roof of skyscraper pointing to sights in downtown Toronto. ESTABLISHING PAN of downtown section of Toronto. Vertical HAS of lower Yonge Street, probably from top of Bank of Commerce, TILT UP along street extending in the distance. HAS of city hall, TILT UP clock tower. Shot up lower Bay Street, city hall visible in background. Vertical HAS of Yonge-King intersection, streetcars, cars and pedestrians moving along. Various street scenes showing streetcars, automobiles and pedestrians galore. Fast motion HA sequence of busy intersection, everyone hurrying as in rush hour. TILT UPs skyscraper, of Royal York Hotel. HAMLS of Union Station. MLS of Casa Loma. MS of birthplace of actress Mary Pickford. MLS of Provincial Parliament Buildings. HAS of square as seen from Parliament. Shots of various buildings of University of Toronto. Various shots of Sunnyside attraction park showing rides, people at beach, children and toddlers wading in water. Front TRAVELLING SHOT towards entrance gate to Canadian National Exhibition. LAS of statue atop gate. Various shots at CNE showing pavilions, midway, large crowds, "side show" with Inuit man as part of the "exhibition", amusement rides. POV of fair from top moving ferris wheel. [End title; titles interspersed]


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