STK-ID 30975

Canadian Jet Fighter: various shots of Brook Claxton, Minister of Defense and air marshal Curtis, chief of air staff, walking towards new CF-100, examining plane. Group shot of Brook Claxton, test pilot WA Waterton, air marshal Curtis and Walter Dieshart, vice-president and general manager of AV Roe Company. Shot of test pilot Waterton in white coveralls walking to plane, inspecting plane, putting on parachute, boarding plane. Shot of fire truck moving in. LS of CF-100 taxiing. FOLLOW MLS of plane taking off past camera. Two GROUND TO AIR SHOTs of aircraft flying past at low altitude. Two-shot of Claxton and Curtis looking up. LACUs of Claxton, of Curtis. FOLLOW SHOT of CF-100 coming in for landing, landing past camera. HAMLSs of plane taxiing to hangar. LAS of Waterton coming out of aircraft, being congratulated by Walter Dieshart. (27/01/1950)


Excerpt from
Canadian Jet Fighter / Artistry in Glass
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio