STK-ID 31680

Interior shot of waiting room, families waiting, men playing cards, chatting. CU of baby in mother's arms. Shots of several children, one girl at gum dispensing machine. Exterior shots of people coming out to board plane. Interior shot of air terminal operations control centre (ATOC), duty officer receiving message re aircraft position. CU of message chute, airman retreiving message cylinder, marking position of aircraft on large wall map. CU of airman speaking on power amplifier system microphone. Shots of office staff sorting passports, typing load report. MS of clock showing 6:00. Shot of pre-flight briefing. Various shots of airmen loading baggage aboard plane using passenger ramp. Shot of baggage train moving past camera on way to aircraft. MS of four-five air force officers boarding plane. Shot of many passengers boarding plane. Shots of families, airmen stepping off plane. Shots of others boarding plane. CU of radio operator's hand tapping morse key. Shot of navy officer stepping out of car as driver opens door. Shot of army sergeant packing bags in room. Shot of airmen coming out of barracks with suitcase. Three shots of women preparing flight meals. Sequence on men moving crates in baggage room.


Excerpt from
R.C.A.F. Air Movements - Passenger Service
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080