STK-ID 20736

Shot of Royal Canadian Air Force Headquarters on Labelle Street in Ottawa. Poor interior shot of service men working. Shot of preparations for moving to summer camp at Shirley Bay, truck moving away with supplies. Shots of arrivals of buildings at Shirley Bay Base, of seaplane hangar. Shot of rough rapids, of flooded tarmac, buildings. Men towing Fairchild 71 aircraft out of hangar, others circulating by boat from building to building. Shot of station's motorboat speeding away to clear broken log booms as Mickey, the station dog mascot enjoys himself in the water. Shot of Fairchild and Vickers seaplanes waiting to take off. Motorboat towing seaplane to shore, men hauling seaplane up on slipway. Various shots of Fairchilds waiting to take off, being prepared. Shot of Fairchild taking off, flying away. Shot of Douglas seaplane waiting, of people on dock, of Fairchild taxiing away. LS of plane landing on river.


Excerpt from
RCAF Activities at Shirley Bay
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital BĂ©tacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486