STK-ID 24776

Toronto footage: sequence on soldiers marching in snow in Toronto park during training. Brief ECU of men bluring past camera. MS of men coming down gangplank, hurrying by camera in eagerness to enlist. MS of men in civil clothes marching on street in Toronto, vintage cars driving by in foreground. Dark MLS of column of soldiers marching off road in wooded area. MS of group (two women, two highlanders, child dressed up in Red Cross nurse uniform) having a picnic on a blanket in the grass. HAS of large crowd in a Toronto square, military parade wending its way through the crowd led by motorcar flying the Union Jack. Sequence on men building overpass, shovelling fill, pouring cement from small motorized mixer. HA PAN over construction site, piers of overpass under construction visible. LS of muddy street, streetcar turning corner. MS of Toronto's baseball team warming up on ball field. MS PAN on players posing in single line for camera. FOLLOW LS of pre-game parade featuring highlanders and baseball players moving by camera, scoreboard visible in background.


Excerpt from
Toronto Footage
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