STK-ID 28216

Shots of armoured carriers moving by camera with large number of soldiers riding on top. Two shots of Mark IV tank stopping near camera, of officer stepping out of hatch in side of tank. Shot of another Mark IV lumbering by. MS of tank equipped with boom transporting heavy piece of machinery (all shots from start same as NFB1910-FG-14-49). Shot of artillery supply unit moving past camera through ruins (same as NFB1910-FG-14-46). PAN of column of Canadian soldiers marching on road to large armoured vehicle with several soldiers riding on top, to group of soldiers pausing on roadside during march (same as NFB1910-FG-14-43). Two shots of brick house in ruins, supply wagon parked behind portion of wall as Cavalry moves by in foreground. Front view of battlefield railroad train, maple leaf painted on boiler (same as NFB1910-FG-14-46). Shot of field, civilian labourer levelling field using horse-drawn scrapers, including view of airdrome (same as NFB1910-FG-14-70). Various shots of platoon doing gas mask drill, other thoughing-up drills and games while wearing gas masks. Shots of men being instructed the use of short Lee Enfield rifle, examining rifle. PAN over group of soldiers seated on ground, being instructed the use of machine gun. FOLLOW SHOT of men marching in loose ranks, stopping to put on gas masks (same as NFB1910-FG-14-37).


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