STK-ID 24872

Royal Canadian Air Force personnel in the making: shot of platoon saluting flag. Shot of recruits passing through office, presenting papers to officer at desk. Shot of platoon drilling, of instructor demonstrating "about turn". Shot of recruit examining sextant, taking a reading. Shot of "course indicator". Shot of train pulling into station, several officers stepping off train. CU of one officer. Shot of men wheeling World War 1 plane (which looks like a Camel with two cockpits), removing wheels, leaving skis on, two pilots getting in. Shot of elevators rudder and ailerons moving. Shot of officer standing, of bearded elderly man at wheel of truck, "fire house" written on. Several airmen working on skeleton of aircraft wing, fuselage, others working on engine. Shot of rotary engine being started on test bench consisting of framework of aircraft fuselage. Shot of platoon drilling, of drill instructor, of officers and men marching into hangar, examining "skinless" plane. Shots in office.


Excerpt from
Training Young Men at Camp Borden
Borden (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio