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53 Ratings

The Devil's Toy


Directed by Claude Jutra
Canada, 1966
Short, Documentary


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.

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The Devil's Toy Directed by Claude Jutra

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