STK-ID 11456

Operation Muskox: shot of officers from Ottawa chatting with lieutenant colonel PD Baird, commander of the exercise, on road in Peace River District. Various CUs of bearded, unkept soldiers sitting on their snowmobiles. Shot of colonel JT Wilson, deputy director of Exercise Muskox shaking hands with colonel Baird as colonel Edwards, US Army observer stands in background. Shot of colonel Walter Wood, US military attache, shaking hands with colonel Edwards. Shot of single snowmobile moving past camera on Alaska Highway. Shot of men washing down dust with soft drinks during break. Shot of colonel NAC Croft, British War Office observer chatting with Ottawa officer. Shot of Roger Racine, army photographer shooting snowmobile. Several shots of snowmobiles rolling on dusty highway, moving through town of Grande Prairie. CUs of Muskox insignia on vehicle, of shoulder patch. Shot of parade through streets of Edmonton. MS of colonel Croft, colonel Baird on snowmobile. MS of Baird after shave. Shots of snowmobiles driving into Prince of Wales Armoury. Shot of greetings by lieutenant-governor JC Bowen.


Excerpt from
Girl Guides Honour Lady Baden-Powell
Peace River (city), Northern British Columbia region, Grande Prairie, Edmonton
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio