STK-ID 4746

Back to Fighting Fitness: soldier on crutches is helped down from the train. Interior shot of Casualty Retraining Centre in Huntingdon, Quebec, doctors examining convalescing soldiers, one man in neck brace, another with healing leg wounds. Shot of ward, patients seated on their beds, doing arm exercises. Various shots of recuperating soldiers exercising wounded limbs. HAS of lawn outside centre, many patients shown walking about. Games are played, horseshoes, giant checkers, ball, etc. Shots of patients swimming in outdoor swimming pool. Final shot of platoon of soldiers in summer uniforms and with rifles marching out of camp grounds onto a road.


Excerpt from
Canada Communique no 12
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486