STK-ID 4025

Defence Minister Visits Troops: shots of Colonel JL Ralston, Lieutenant general Stuart and CD Howe being greeted by Vincent Massey on arrival in England. Sequence on marching soldiers passing by, Colonel JL Ralston giving a speech and chatting with some of the men. Droll shot of Colonel JL Ralston swinging across a trench at the end of a rope at CRU. Ralston is treated to a demonstration of skill by ack ack crews with 25 pounders. Shot of the Defence Minister JL Ralston visiting a hospital. More views of Colonel Ralston, Lieutenant-General Stuart and CD Howe chatting with the men of the Forestry Corps in Scotland, watching a mock attack, inspecting the West Nova Scotias, looking over units of the Highland Regiments, of the First Army Tank Brigade and of the Cape Breton Highlanders - the Old 85th, Colonel Ralston's old regiment.


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