STK-ID 697

Women in the Air Force and in the Army: interior shot of aircraft hangar, women mechanics working on engines of Harvard trainer, one woman petting her cat on the wing while working on engine. Exterior shot of Harvard trainer being wheeled over the snow-packed tarmac. CU of woman working on engine in the cold, sliding into the cockpit. Cut to section of the Canadian Women Army Corps being inspected on a parade ground west of the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa, marching towards and past the camera, centre block in background. Sequence on Canadian Women Army Corps drivers being inspected, breaking off and manning their vehicles. Shot of vehicles filing out of parking lot past the camera.


Excerpt from
Actualités canadiennes no 8
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