STK-ID 18805

[Remark: this remarkable feat was made possible by the daring co-operation of the Department of National Defence Air Service.] AERIAL SHOTs of the Rockies, pilot visible on side of frame. Shot of hangar at High River Airfield in Alberta, aircrafts parked in front. PAN of hangars, interior shot of shop. Shot Siskin airplane rolled out of hangar. Shot of Avro 504-n "Lynx" being gassed up. Shots of wind sock, of pilot putting on parachute, climbing into Siskin, mechanical starter mounted on a small motor car starting plane. HAS of engine, propeller turning. Shot of Siskin airplane taking off. Various AERIAL SHOTs of High River, of Highwood Pass as seen through wires of plane. Shot of pilot Captain Carter sitting in front cockpit, turning around and waving. AERIAL SHOTs of Castle Mountain, of Lake Louise. AERIAL SHOTs and ground level of Lake Louise, of Ten Peaks, of Bow River and Canadian Pacific Railways tracks, of Banff Spring Hotel, of Spray River and the Bow, of Three Sisters Peaks, of Mount Assiniboine, of Kananaskis Lake. Shot of plane landing at High River Airfield as seen from back cockpit.


Excerpt from
Over The Top Of The Canadian Rockies
Lake Louise, High River, Canadian Rockies, Bow River (Alberta)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio