STK-ID 5398

Canada's defence measures (00/09/1939), (252ft): sequence on sentries guarding Canadian Pacific railway bridge in LaSalle, along Lachine canal; on military bivouacs near vital facilities in Lachine. Sequence near recruiting offices of Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa, of Royal Canadian Engineers, men signing up, drilling in civies. Shots of various signs advertising for recruits. Sequence on members of cabinet entering Parliament for emergency meeting. Several shots of centre block of Parliament, Peace Tower.


Excerpt from
Canadian Newsreels (Canada-US Relations)
Ottawa, Montreal
National Film Board
Restriction Information
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Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio