STK-ID 3570

LS of motorcade led by Royal Canadian Mounted Police on highway leading to Brandon, Manitoba. Shot of acting Mayor Veale of Brandon greeting United States Scout leader. Several shots of cars driving Scouts from United States and from various communities around Manitoba. Shot of signs on cars to that effect. Several shots of American Scouts setting up tents on Brandon's exhibition grounds. Sequence on flag raising ceremony, Stars and Stripes and Union Jack flags being hoisted, Scouts saluting, breaking off. Clean up detail at work, line of Scouts moving past camera, picking up litter. Shot of small unit of Canadian Scouts being inspected by Scout Master. Various CSs of shoulder patches, of faces. Shots of chow line, boys waving plates. Various shots of cooking contest. Shot of flag raising ceremony on second day of "camporee". Several shots of parade away from ceremony to church service, of church service under the trees. Shot of American and Canadian Scouts fraternizing in front of tents. Sequence on ceremony in Soldier's Memorial plot in Brandon Cemetery, Scouts parading to cemetery, depositing crosses on graves, planting a tree. Shot of GB Nordrum, Superintendant of Public Institutions for North Dakota taking first spadeful, then Joe Sector, president of Brandon Scouts. Shot of Scout from US and one from Canada planting tree, shaking hands over it, parading out. (16/06/1949)


Excerpt from
Boy Scout Camporee
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio