STK-ID 9296

Emergency shelter: sequence showing man (Bunny Wadsworth of Ottawa Rough Riders) shaving in a crowded one room accommodation, three children sleeping on a couch and in an open bureau drawer, man picks up newspaper and over-the-shoulder shot of him looking at want ads. Sequence showing man carrying bedroom lamp knocking at door, truck loaded with furniture visible in front of the house, woman answers door, argues with man and sends him on his way. Boy accompanies man. Various shots of mover's truck moving by the camera on a paved rural road. Rear shot of truck, man and his four children seated among the furniture, man still holding his newspaper. Shot of man lying on floor, fully clothed, still reading his newspaper, children sleeping on chair in the background.


Excerpt from
Emergency Shelter; Maritimes
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital BĂ©tacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486