STK-ID 28142

Artillery firing: MCS rear view of silhouetted gun crew loading, aiming and firing 6"30 CWT Howitzer cannon. MSs of French soldiers rapid-firing 75mm field piece. MLS of row of field pieces ready for barrage. Two MS side views of 28 CWT with name "Pete" painted on, firing. Two MSs of row of 60 pounder guns in position for barrage. LAS of 15" Howitzer being fired. MLS of other Howitzer being armed. MLS of row of heavy 6"28 CWT Howitzers lined along road firing, small car driving near guns past camera. Cut to MS views of one gun and its crew, soldiers tending to shells, loading and firing gun. CS of hand writing "Xmas Greetings from Canada" on shell using chalk, shell being hoisted up. MCS rear view of gun being loaded, "Dec 25 1918" written on shell bottom. LS of bright flashes during night barrage.


Excerpt from
World War One
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486, 1920 x 1080