STK-ID 32383

Welcome Soldier: shot of instructor showing student how to operate lathe in machine shop. MS of soldiers filing past desk, sign on wall "Discharges". CUs of sign in window "Employment - Selective Service - Unemployment Insurance". DOLLY IN on man at desk interviewing second man (not shown), sign "Welfare Officer" on desk. MS of fisherman spreading fish, standing in hold of fishing boat. MS of small girl in park, PAN to man cutting hedge trees with shears. Shot of parcel being weighed in post office, DOLLY OUT to man helping customers. HAMSs of several personnel from the three services mingling with wives and children on lawn, including view of RCAF sergeant kissing girl as woman looks on. DOLLY SHOT along two women of the Canadian Women's Army Corps sitting behind counter, sign "Discharge Certificates" in foreground. Shots of two soldiers receiving discharge certificates, saluting, leaving, of the two men shaking hands outside Lansdowne Park in Ottawa. PAN across exterior façade of "Selective Service" office on Sparks and Lyon Streets in Ottawa. Shots of personnel from the three services including cadets parading in square, Girl Guides standing in background in some shots. LAS of "Welcome" banner spanning street. Shots of person of the three services parading. HAMLS of parade marching up street. CS of woman and child waving.


Excerpt from
Welcome Soldier
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio