STK-ID 28104

Recruits and recruiting: message exhorting men to enlist in the reinforcement company of the 13th, 42nd and 73rd battalions and to apply at the Highlander's Armoury, 429 Bleury Street [title interspersed]. MS of officier dismissing Highlanders three by three, probably to go persuade men to join up. One civilian arrives for an interview with the recruiting officer. CU of a soldier pointing to camera, and at poster. Exterior of armouries, two soldiers convincing a civilian to enter and enlist, Red Rose poster in background. Three shots of tagged civilians marching into US training camp. MSs of civilians drilling with wooden rifles as drill master gives orders in US training camp. Various shots of crowd on Montreal street looking at the camera, watching soldiers parading by, civilians parading the camera, preparing for drilling. Various MSs of civilians and soldiers marching and forming ranks.


Excerpt from
World War One
United States of America (USA), Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080, 720 x 486