STK-ID 7398

Sequence on Defence Minister Brooke Claxton and party including Colonel F Fleury, Doctor O Solandt, CM Drury, General Foulkes and Major JO Letellier walking towards plane, shaking hands with crew, boarding. Shot of Royal Canadian Air Force DC-6 taking off. Sequence on instructor giving demonstration on how to throw grenade, private throwing grenade from bunker. LS of grenade exploding. Shots of Corporal taking grenade apart. HALS of two-inch mortar crew going through practice drill. MS of man dropping mortar shell into tube. MS of Sten Gun class firing, of man firing Sten. Shots of Brigadier Rockingham, Commander of brigade, visiting Sten Gun class, speaking with men, watching man firing gun. Three-shot of Lieutenant Colonel Bingham, Brigadier Rockingham, Lieutenant Colonel Keenan. Sequence on Bren gun training, men running to firing position, firing as instructor stands by. CU of man firing. Shot of Brigadier Rockingham chatting with man firing gun, inspecting results in butts. Sequence on men negotiating obstacle course. Sequence on physical training class. Shots of Brooke Claxton speaking to camera, saying that the brigade has full complement but the rest of the services still need men, party standing by (sound). (22/09/1950)


Excerpt from
Canadian Brigade
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio