STK-ID 20838

En route vers Kiska (The fall of Kiska): LS of Canadian tent camp in the Aleutians. Sequence on soldiers looking after their field artillery, covering them up with tarpaulins, etc. Three shots of soldiers eating their rations, smiling, joking. HALS of column of soldiers walking along road as a couple of vehicles drive by. Level shots of Canadian soldiers wearing US Army helmets marching along road, boarding troopship. Cut to three-shot of Lieutenant Brigadier Sherwood, Lieutenant Colonel D Ménard and American officer chatting. Cut to soldiers lining ship's railing. HAS of dock, officers waiting for ship departure. Two shots of troopships in convoy.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 43
Kiska Island
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm print b&w
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720 x 486