STK-ID 15007

Acre, France: MS of officers getting into tank painted with camouflage designs, cut to MS of tank, guns moving as being checked from inside. HAS of soldiers from Argyle and Sutherlands, Royal Scottish and Camerons of Canada Regiments jumping out of trench, cut to LAMLS of men racing over hill. LSs of soldiers moving back and forth on battlefield. CS of soldiers posing for camera wearing captured Prussian helmets. HAS of Canadian troops marching on muddy road. HAS of Dreadnaught tank moving on road, marching soldiers following, cheering and waving at camera. HAMS of group of Toronto Scottish Regiment soldiers sitting around fire in trench singing as bagpiper plays. LAMS of silhouettes of Canadian Army Cavalry Regiment against sky at dusk, soldiers moving on road, supply wagons and horses following. More silhouetted shots of soldiers bivouacking in field, tents in background.


Excerpt from
London, England, 1916 - Battle for Acre, France
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486, 1920 x 1080