STK-ID 6828

Shots of a stonecutter at Berson Tombstone Factory cutting shape of other side of tombstone with special instruments. HAMS of sign "L. Berson and Son, Monuments" with blocks of stone in low foreground and Saint-Laurent street in background with PAN to stonecutter at work. Various shots from different angles in Berson's courtyard of man moving tombstone with chain hoist. Various shots from different angles of men taking down tombstone from chain hoist in lettering room, of man washing out tombstone with Mr. Berson checking his work, of man taking plans (inscription on sheet taken from original tombstone) and taking measurements with help of Mr. Berson, of man at work drawing lettering on sheet. Shots with and without Mr. Berson, of man cutting up letters out of sheet, placing it on tombstone, making design on rock at same time with a special knife, of man and another worker using chain hoist to put tombstone up. (00/09/1975).


Excerpt from
Chronique de la vie quotidienne
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio