STK-ID 102

Long sequence on South African Army training: drilling on the field, working with Bren gun or with machine gun; practicing concealment and camouflage. Sequence on air force ceremony, boys marching, saluting reviewing officer, air force women marching, officer pinning medals on airmen. GROUND TO AIR shot of five air force trainers flying past. MLS of RAF and South African Air Force flags flying side by side. Sequence on men and women working in war plant. Various CUs of machines at work, of men assembling field pieces. Cut to soldiers in field preparing field piece, firing. Cuts to explosions. Similar shot of armoured cars in the field. Shots of black soldiers marching with bands, boarding train at the station, train leaving.


Excerpt from
Actualités olympiques no 47
South Africa
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486