STK-ID 31587

Eye Witness No. 75: Army Trains Student Cooks: CU of army cook tasting student's masterpiece and gagging. Shot of large group of army cooks donning cooks garb for work. CU of plucked chickens being worked on by moustached chef. Shot of sign "The Royal Canadian Army Service Corps School Catering TR'G CO'Y", PAN to column of soldiers in great coats marching into one of the buildings. Shot of ranks marching past camera. Various shots of student cooks working on pastries, removing some from oven, dropping a few on floor, much to the disapproval of the instructor. Shot of another cook testing dish in stove oven as another creates masterpiece with assorted fruits and vegetables. Shot of another cook carving piece of meat. Shots of empty kitchen, of officer inspecting cooks, looking at their hands. Shots of cooks washing up. Various shots of cooks at tables, taking notes, burning their hands, poisoning instructor who happens to taste a student's endeavour.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 75
Kingston (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080