STK-ID 32431

Various shots at camp Gagetown of soldiers advancing on house, smoke screen obscuring house in some shots. MSs of communications man talking on walkie-talkie, of infantryman hitting dirt, of several infantrymen lying flat in grass. Shots of attack. LS of section of platoon advancing along road towards camera, explosion going off some distance from soldiers, everybody scattering for cover. Shot of soldiers charging across field, smoke bombs exploding here and there. Shots of soldiers charging large frame house, instructor in kilts sauntering about throwing smoke bombs for realism. Shot of instructor directing some trainees on how to go about storming house, discussing training with officer of Black Watch Regiment. Shots of soldiers being briefed. Shot of gunner aiming large gun, elevating and traversing. Front and side MSs of infantrymen hitting dirt, hiding in brush with their FN rifles at the ready, manning Bren gun. Shot of three lorries hauling field gun moving by camera across field. MLS of soldiers standing by large field gun.


Excerpt from
The Big Picture
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, HDCAM SR 23.98fps
Aspect ratio
4/3, 16/9
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080