STK-ID 13610

Air transportation: various GROUND TO AIR SHOTs of Dakota and Constellation airplanes against cloudy sky. Shot of Grumman Amphibian landing at dusk, passing within a few feet of camera. Various shots of Dakota, TCA and RCAF Northstar airplanes landing, taking off in the distance and close to camera. Several shots of airplanes including Dakota, Boeing, Stratoliner, Grumman Amphibian, taxiing towards camera at dusk. ESTABLISHING SHOTs of airfield at dusk, aircraft parked, taxiing, control tower beacon light shining and revolving. Shots of TCA Northstar and other transport aircraft being serviced and loaded in preparation for take-off, Esso truck visible under wing of airplane. Shot of passengers getting on TCA Dakota. Shot of two engines and four-blades propellers turning. Rear MS of TCA Northstar, engines stopping, passengers coming out. Shot of Esso fuel truck and other trucks whizzing by camera, parking under wings of newly arrived aircraft. Interior MS of traffic controller in control tower speaking into microphone.


Excerpt from
Iron from the North
Dorval (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio