STK-ID 23701

Special Brigade leaves Canada (17/11/1950): various shots of Canadian soldiers stepping down from trucks, adjusting their equipment. MCS of United Nations tag on shoulder of uniformed man. Various shots of men drawing up in platoon formation. DOLLY HAS past men. HAS of men marching off in single file. Cut to level shot of men marching past camera. Sequence on man saying farewell to his family. Two shots of soldiers kissing wives and children, boarding train. Shots of men saying farewell. Interior and exterior shots of men boarding train. Shot of two majors marching up to colonel and chat after saluting. Humorous shot of man nearly missing train because of fondness for his wife. Interior shot of soldiers in train. Shot of steam passenger troop train moving slowly past camera.


Excerpt from
Special Brigade Leaves Canada
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486