STK-ID 32448

Various shots of soldiers of Royal Canadian Regiment in field, firing different weapons including Bren guns, FN rifles, 81mm mortars. Shot of mortar crew folding up equipment at signal, stowing it away in waiting jeep and driving off. Shots of soldiers lying flat in grass, firing various weapons. Shot of officer siting in jeep with radio man, watching proceedings. Shot of soldiers standing at ease by their equipment during inspection on parade ground. Shots of various pieces of equipment arrayed on ground including shovels, picks, sledges, mines, mine detectors, axes, warning signs. Shots of long file of soldiers, of jeeps setting off on scheme. Shots of jeep speeding through field, coming to a stop, of crew jumping out and setting up mortar. Various CUs of soldiers firing mortars, Bren guns, Sten guns, FN rifles. Shot of man speaking on portable radio. Various shots of jeep racing through rough field, of crews setting up equipment. LS of soldiers in field, of smoke screen, of explosion. MLS of three parachutes billowing on ground.


Excerpt from
The Big Picture
London (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio