STK-ID 41226

Exterior LS of unit hospital in Melbourne, in kitchen, cooks at work. Interior MS of Sick Bay - military hospital. MCS of Americans in Sick Bay studying plane model. MS of men in Sick Bay playing cards. MS of American servicemen lined up at canteen. MS of American servicemen eating chow at table. MS of cook carving loaf of meat on table. MS of two cooks stirring soup on grill in kitchen. MS of doctor taking man's temperature in hospital. Several MSs of Surgical Operation, hospital. MS of storekeeper taking ration coupons. VCS of sign: "Smokes", TILT DOWN to another sign; No Meat, No Tobacco, No this, No that". Interior MS of clothing store, customer, clerk. CS of hand clipping ration coupons. MS of women in clothing store. VCS of Australian official ration book. MS of crowd lined up outside tobacco store. HALS of huge crowds at racetrack. MS of crowds standing along inner rail. MLS of parade of horses to the post. LS of the start signal. HAMS rounding the turn, into the homestretch. HAS of the winner, and subsequent honours. MS of horse, rider in winners circle, crowd leaving. Sequence of "Waltzing Matilda".


Excerpt from
Capra Australian Footage
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio