STK-ID 38806

Brief GROUND TO AIR SHOT of Bomarc missile blasting off. Shot of Douglas "Skyhawk" firing volley of rockets. FOLLOW SHOT of rocket to LS of explosion in air. Shot of Canadian rocket taking off from truck-mounted ramp, hitting ground close to target. Shots of Canadian army personnel carrier, soldiers entering carrier. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of air missile taking off, sign: BOEING. Shot of missile being brought to firing range. Shot of Drone Flying Forteress taking off. Several shots of space age hardware, radar dishes, complicated-looking control panels. Shot of Bomarc taking off. Shot of radar picture of rocket nearing target Drone, of explosion on radar scope. Sequence on US soldiers racing to rocket, preparing it, rocket taking off straight up. Shots of technicians following course of rocket on their instruments. Sequence on intercept practice, two "Starfire" F-94 Interceptors taking off as signal is being given by intercept control, being guided to Drone target by personnel on ground. Shots back and forth between planes, Drone and intercept control, until radar picture indicates imminent intercept. Side shot of plane firing rockets. ELS of Drone exploding. Sequence on Avro Arrow on ground and in flight. AIR TO AIR SHOT of Arrow on test flight. HAS of Arrow landing.


Excerpt from
Missiles and Jet Aircraft
Canada, United States of America (USA)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486