STK-ID 8997

Canadians in Caen: shots of Canadian reconnaissance personnel standing by their staghounds waiting for signal to advance. One soldier rides horse across frame - ruins of Caen in the background. Shot of ruins with gun barrel in the foreground. German prisoners of war wait for transportation. Various shots of ruins of bridge, of railway station, of track - name of city i.e. Caen, is still on wall of building. Shots of artillery laying a barrage, of Canadian tanks, infantry advancing past the camera. Sequence on tank being ferried across a stream. Final sequence on prisoners of war being herded past the camera, prisoners sitting and waiting.


Excerpt from
Dutch Campaign
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