STK-ID 28145

Artillery firing: MLS of three silhouetted 9.2" Howitzers firing. MLS of RCA 6" Howitzer gun being fired from under camouflage canopy. LAMSs of gun crew loading and arming huge 15" Howitzer, shell hoisted to breech, shell with "One for Fritz" written on bottom pushed into breech, breech screwed shut. CS front view of gun elevated prior to firing. Sequence showing soldier entering breech of Howitzer with help of two comrades, breech being closed. Cut to MS front view of gun, soldier crawling out of muzzle. MLS of 60 pounder guns firing barrage, shattered trees in background. MLS of gun blasts from screen of trees across creek. MS side views of gun crew loading, aiming and firing 9.2" Howitzer from under camouflage net. MLS back view of other firing 9.2" Howitzer being fired from under camouflage net. MS of huge explosion.


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