STK-ID 33724

Various shots at a shooting range near Edmonton, of people setting targets and flags in the ground, of two men and a woman professional shooting competitors arriving at shooting tables with sophisticated rifles and equipment in cases, one man installing tripod and telescope, assembling and adjusting different rifle parts, putting on special coat for shooting, getting feet into position and raising firearm to shoulder, of sharp-shooters wearing ear protectors and a kind of blinkers, aiming at targets, taking their time. Various shots of a man lying on the ground with a well equipped rifle and telescope, another man kneeling next to him guiding. PAN HAMS of shooting equipment in case and of a pistol and a revolver. Various shots of a man wearing special glasses and ear protectors shooting target with a pistol, few shots of targets, explaining manipulation of the pistol (silent shots).


Excerpt from
Four Centuries: The Firearm in Canada
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio