STK-ID 5272

Canadians in Sicily (00/09/1943): cut from abandoned German ammo, grenades, to Canadian soldiers in Sicilian city, damaged buildings, a tank rolling through. Soldiers are advancing cautiously along a wall, rifle at the ready. Shots of vehicles, soldiers, some from US Army, German prisoners, etc. moving past the camera. Shot of corner of building with sign "Agira", Canadian soldier walking by. More on soldiers moving past camera in single file, tank. CU of shoulder flash of 48th Highlanders "Regalbuto". Shot of soldiers astride mule. Several shots of wrecked enemy equipment, field guns, vehicles, tanks. Canadians soldiers are shown sweeping for mines in a town. Short PAN of Sicilian countryside, village, church in distance; orchard in lower frontground. Cut to sign "Regalbuto". A bulldozer is shown clearing the street, men move up through rubble. Several shots of wrecked buildings, men depositing flowers on graves.


Excerpt from
Canadian Military News
Agira, Regalbuto
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486