STK-ID 8711

Various shots of old telex machines typing news, of man taking out articles from them. MCS of telecom readout machine typing notes. MCS of woman typing on kind of type metal machine. Various shots of type-founding machine in action. Various shots of newsprint moving at high speed on "Le Devoir" printing press including views of employees at work. MCSs of newly printed newspapers arriving on conveyor to employees, of employees piling them and tidying it up for delivery. Various shots of newstand on Montreal street, of seller displaying newspapers on bench between magazines, of seller opening his stand, entering it. Two CSs of "Le Devoir" headlines, ZOOM OUT to newspapers and magazines. MS of newstand, cars passing in foreground, pedestrians in evidence. CSs of "Le Devoir" headlines. MS of seller displaying magazines on sidewalk, rainy weather.


Excerpt from
Le Devoir, Part 2: 1945-1973, The Quiet Revolution
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, 16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio