STK-ID 8087

Shot of hotel and arcade entrance, signs re nature of the spot, man walking away from camera and into building. MS of nondescript shacks, tall grass and pieces of lumber in foreground, figure of person standing motionless against window. LAS of roof of shack, of smoking chimney and full clothesline. FOLLOW MLS of woman walking past shack with basket under her arm. MS of group of abandoned buildings, old touring car rotting in weeds in foreground. Shot of shirt and slippers hanging from short clothesline, frame buildings visible to right and left of frame. CU of weeds swaying in wind. Shots of hodgepodge of shacks, clotheslines in foreground, old glassless hotbed. Shot of cat jumping off pile of lumber, wall of shack, clotheslines in background, weeds in foreground. MLS of half finished frame house surrounded by wild verdure, weeds, trees. Shot of running water in sluice. Shots of bulldozer at work, high pressure water pipe shooting water up on rocks in background. CU of water belting rock, forming rivulets. CU of bulldozer digging trench, water streaming by. CU of worker taking soil samples into bucket.


Excerpt from
City of Gold
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486