STK-ID 28148

Battlefield-no man's land: sequence of HA PANs, TILT UPs and TILT DOWNs of huge mine crater, including views of wire entanglements, soldiers at bottom of crater (same as NFB1910-FG-173). LS PANs back and forth of many explosions and smoke on battlefield (all shots from start same as NFB1910-P-107). PAN along devastated wood, churned up ground, skeletal trees. LS of South African soldiers rushing across no man's land during attack. Several LS PANs over battlefields, explosions visible in the distance in many shots, including HA PAN over snow-covered battlefield. HALS of remains of monastery being shelled. LSs of smoky explosions over battlefield. LS PAN of snow-covered no man's land, including views of wire entanglements. More LSs of battlefields. HALSs of shelling of captured village by enemy. LSs of explosions over battlefields, including shots of bright flashes during night shelling.


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