STK-ID 787

Shots of men handling supplies, drums of gasoline, of Varuna and Vedette seaplanes on lake. Various shots of Western Canada Airways Boeing mail plane taking off. Shot of Royal Canadian Air Force personnel running to hangar at High River. Interior shots of badminton game in hangar. Shots of officials stepping out of car, VIP's arriving by cabin monoplane. Various shots of ski-equipped DH Moth taxiing close to camera, of JL Ralston getting out and shaking hands with General Ormond. LS of ski-equipped DH Moth taxiing in snow, landing. Shots of buildings of High River Air Base and interior shots of mechanics servicing Moths. Shots of men rolling Moth out, of parachute coming down. MS of men helping jumper getting rid of parachute. Brief shots of handing over Saskatoon Flying Club's first DH Moth and of officials posing. Shots of planes used for photography at Melford, Saskatchewan. Shots of parked planes, motors being started, planes taxiing.


Excerpt from
Activities at Lake Wayagamac and High River, Alberta
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio