STK-ID 38076

Joint Canadian-United States Exercise "Sweetbriar"", 02/1950. Sequence on Canadian paratroopers jumping from Royal Canadian Air Force Dakota aircraft, coming down in distance. Shot of men shedding harness and parachutes, working their way to shore on lake. Shot of "casualty" staying stretched out in snow after jump while another man looks him over. Shots of painted faces, guns firing. Shot of men advancing through brush to vicinity on airstrip. Shot of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry paratroopers "fighting" their way up to airport buildings. Shot of Northway Airport buildings, US C-54 transport parked in front. Shot of pilot smiling. Series of AERIAL SHOTs of snow-covered mountains and valleys of Alaska and Yukon. (00/02/1950)


Excerpt from
Exercise Sweet Briar
Yukon, Alaska
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080