STK-ID 1230

MLS of passengers boarding Trans Canada Airlines DC-8 airplane at Dorval airport, stairs being pulled away from airplane, man waiting to guide aircraft out, DC-8 moving away. MLS to slightly rough FOLLOW SHOT of DC-8 taxiing, taking off. Sequence showing man getting set to refuel underground tanks. CUs of pump, counter, gauges. Sequence of other TCA DC-8 airplane moving in, being flagged down, passengers stepping off followed by stewardesses. MLSs of DC-8 being serviced, Swissair Boeing 707 taxiing by. Shots of TCA DC-8 being towed by camera. Interior shot, looking out of BOAC Boeing 707 taxiing by port hole window. MSs, CSs of TCA DC-8 taxiing to a stop in front of camera, ground crew men getting set to service plane, stewardess coming off plane. Shot of man adjusting red covers over engine intakes. Long sequence showing ground crew servicing plane. Shot of limousine at ramp, distinguished looking man going up ramp into plane. Shots of men servicing plane, loading baggage, cleaning interior, checking controls. Sequence showing arrival of other TCA DC-8, unloading of baggage, servicing. FOLLOW SHOT of train of baggage trucks snaking up to plane, TCA Vanguard taxiing by in background, parcels being loaded into plane. Overcast shot of DC-8 taxiing away, taking of. DOLLY IN on nose of other DC-8 arriving.


Excerpt from
Dorval (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486