STK-ID 32551

Several shots of faces of soldiers aboard troopship, many smiling, some smoking, including a few women. Various shots of "Nieuw Amsterdam" troopship, great number of soldiers standing on decks. LSs of tugboats towing " Nieuw Amsterdam" into Halifax Harbour. Several shots of soldiers aboard troopship, hanging over railing, out of portholes. Several shots of men killing time aboard ship, playing card, lighting cigarettes, chatting. Various shots of sevicemen at railing, of faces of men waiting to disembark. HAS of relative waiting on pier. CU of ship's name, TILT UP to men waving at railing. LAS of gangplank hanging over pier. Various shots of boats, tugboats sailing about Halifax Harbour, one with sign "Port of Halifax welcomes you home".


Excerpt from
Army Homecoming
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486