STK-ID 21437

[Title: "Les Canadiens à Caen" (The Canadians in Caen)] Several shots of gun barrage, artillery pieces firing from wheat field. A tank rolls by the camera followed by a second one. Cut to utter ruins. Shots of destroyed bridge over Orne canal in Caen, of Canadian engineers finishing a temporary bridge. Tank moves over bridge. Ruins of oil refinery, smoke pouring out. Canadian soldiers stand beside two armoured reconnaissance cars, ruins in the background. One soldier rides by on horseback. German soldiers are marched to the rear. Cut to CUs of German prisoners of war. CU of sign "Caen" and shot of two men looking over crater underneath railway tracks.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 76
National Film Board
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Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
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35mm fine grain b&w
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720 x 486