STK-ID 9310

Various shots of streets and squares in Meknes, Morocco, showing natives strolling about, squatting here and there, selling things. MS of native selling water, or cooking oil. TRAVELLING SHOTs through Meknes streets showing typical Moroccan buildings, ultramodern apartment blocks. Shot of man stowing luggage on top of bus. Shot of Volkswagen station wagon with arabic characters painted on it, driving towards camera and turning off. LS of modern office building and apartment houses, TILT DOWN to enclosed courtyard, several Moroccans sitting and waiting. Interior shot, looking out doorway, of native going out. MS of burnoosed native dipping plant into fountain. MS of window of souvenir shop showing some of the trinkets for sale. Shot of very large square, of people criss crossing it. FOLLOW SHOT of women pushing baby carriage. Shots of very narrow streets, of arched entrances. HAS of square, Moroccans walking about, of parking lot for cars, of entrances to shops bordering square. LS of minaret, TILT DOWN to square.


Excerpt from
Emergency in Morocco
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
4/3, 16/9
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080