STK-ID 4287

Military Attaches See Arctic Tests (00/03/1947): attaches pose by the "Dakota" aircraft, board plane. AERIAL SHOTs of snowy terrain, Churchill Camp buildings as plane lands. Attaches are welcomed by Lieutenant-Colonel Don Cameron, Commandant of Camp Churchill and his wife. Various views of Camp Churchill all but buried under snow, attaches moving by. Shots of file of Weasel snowmobiles speeding by the camera. Sequence on heavily dressed attaches watching various demonstrations; ack ack guns, heavy artillery, rockets firing. Series of CUs of military attaches; Colonel Otto Munthe, Norway; Major Nelson Smith, Britain; Major Pavshoukav of USSR; Lieutenant-Colonel Schomburg, USA; Captain Ronin, France; and Colonel Curza, Mexico. Shot of Colonel WAB Anderson discussing rocketry, as newsmen take notes. Sequence on igloo-building demonstration by soldiers.


Excerpt from
Canadian Newsreels
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio