STK-ID 21466

Ralston en Italie (Ralston in Italy): LS of Mount Vesuvius in the distance, ruins in foreground. MLS of arrival of Colonel J. Layton Ralston in ruined amphitheatre accompanied by army officers. HAS of Canadian soldiers seated in outdoor amphitheatre, listening to speech by Ralston. MS of group of soldiers in other location cheering as Ralston, standing on Jeep, finishes speech, jumps off Jeep. FOLLOW SHOT of Ralston walking with Field Marshall Montgomery. CS of bird cage on table. CS of Ralston and Montgomery. Shots of soldiers lined up on two levels as Ralston and officers pass by, of patients of military hospital looking out windows as visitors arrive. Interior sequence of Ralston visiting patients. Exterior MSs of Ralston inspecting troops and HAS of Canadian troops marching past as Ralston takes the salute.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 54
Vesuvius (Volcano)
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