STK-ID 7200

A Quarter Century of Cellophane: shots of Saint-Maurice River full of logs, village in the background, logs being brought up into mill by conveyors. Interior shots of Dupont mill showing various processes carried out in the production of cellophane. Shots of men pulling sheets of cellophane off giant dryer roll, cutting them, packing them and stencilling them with various addresses: Caracas, Auckland. Shot of machines turning out cellophane sheets, winding them on reels as operators watch. Various shots of woman inspecting cellophane sheets, CUs of woman's eyes. Various shots, from various angles and distances, of cellophane dryer machine working at high speed showing the "wet end", the "dry end", rewinders, reels being formed, being moved from place to place by means of special hoists. Interior shots of storage room showing packages of cellophane stacked on floor, man carting more packages to stack.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 91
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080