STK-ID 21566

Canadians in Fleury-Sur-Orne: MLS of reconnaissance unit with their armoured cars - wrecked buildings in the background. Cut to soldier riding by on horseback. Shot of ruins with muzzle of tank gun in extreme foreground. Cut to German prisoners of war sitting and waiting. Various shots of destruction, of wrecked railway station with name "Caen" prominent. Swift shots of Canadian artillery at work. ELS of plane with motor on fire (dark). Tanks move by the camera, infantry on foot and in Bren carriers, jeeps. LS of flare floating down in the night sky. A tank is ferried across a river. Views of German prisoners.


Excerpt from
Refugees and Other Stories
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486