STK-ID 20743

Shot of tent, heads of men showing in the opening. Shot of instructor demonstrating how to handle machine gun as Provisional Pilot Officers look on. Shot of man operating Lewis machine gun. AERIAL SHOT of buildings on Camp Borden airfield. Shot of DH Moths taxiing. POINT OF VIEW SHOT of field as seen from plane taking off. AERIAL SHOTs of field, of field as airplane lands. Shot of group of airmen doing trap shooting. Shot of student walking over to airplane, examining it, putting on parachute, getting last minute instruction from instructor before taking off on solo flight. Shot of student taking off, landing in Moth. Shot of student getting out of plane, signing book. Shot of students relaxing, two men boxing in ring. Shot of Calithumpian parade. Sequence on various sports events including five mile road race, standing broad jump, 100 yard dash, 100 yard hurdles, 220 yard dash, relay races, mop fight, pole vault, tilting the bucket, running broad jump, running high jump, sack race and aircraft landing competition.


Excerpt from
RCAF Officers In The Making
Borden (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080