STK-ID 542

Basic Training for Canadian Sailors: sailors on parade on base parade square remove hats for morning prayer. Marines order arms as the naval ensign is raised. Sailors march past the camera on both sides. Similar shot from different angle. Sequence on gun crew setting up signal gun and firing blank charge. Sequence on training, marching drill, bayonet drill, semaphore drill. MS and CU from same boat of sailors rowing lifeboat, practicing the launching of a lifeboat from the training launch.


Excerpt from
Actualités canadiennes nº 19
Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486