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The Devil's Toy - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB528564
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Marcel Martin
Directors:  Claude Jutra
Producing Agencies:  Les Films Cassiopée (Montreal), National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Health and Medicine, Media and Communications, Social Studies, Sports
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1966
Running Time:  15:03

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It was frowned upon by the constabulary and disapproving adults, but the skateboard gave the youngsters who mastered its technique a thrilling sensation of speed unexcelled by any other pavement sport. Filmed in 1966 on Montréal streets before the elongated roller skate was banned, this film captures the exuberance of boys and girls having the time of their lives in free-wheeling downhill locomotion.

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