STK-ID 672

Night raid on Germany: Head-on shot of Lancaster bomber in a slightly bouncy take-off becoming airborne and flying beyond camera by some yards. AIR TO AIR shot, LS of Lancaster in flight, white cloud cover in background. Sequence on Lancaster bomber being prepared for raid, Lancaster taxiing about. Interior shot of crewmen preparing for flight, getting equipment ready. Equipment includes homing pigeons. Dusk and night shots of men walking to their planes, boarding. Planes take-off past the camera. FOLLOW SHOTs of Lancaster taking off, of an Avro Manchester, disappearing in the evening sky. AIR TO AIR shots of planes in flight. Interior shot of cockpit, of crew. Brief AERIAL SHOTs of Bremen under attack, lit up by fires.


Excerpt from
Actualités canadiennes no 18
Bremen, England
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