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Item : MI-272 - Can you be a leader?

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Can you be a leader?

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AM1553-2-S2-: MI-272

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  • 1977 (Creation)

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1 film reel (21 min., 37 sec. ; 237.28 m) : col., optical track, sd., acetate, print ; 16 mm

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Film is a promotional and informational short produced by New Horizon Films (with support from the NFB) for for the Department of National Defense. The film follows a set of new recruits through officer training at the facility in Chilliwack, B.C.
Directed and photographed by Robert S. Rodvik, sound recording and editing by Michael J. Collier, technical advisors: Captain Stu Harper and Captain Grant Russell, music composed by Captain John Montminy, Narrated by Chad Miller, music performed by Canadian Forces Naden Band, Esquimalt, B.C.
"Can you be a leader?" won a Certificate of Excellence - Training at the U.S. Industrial Film Festival.

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Color has shifted pink on original film. Very little color information in some places. Audio is slightly low and muddy.

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  • Freezer: F13-E-16
  • Box: 708-C-01
  • Box: 726-C-01