STK-ID 28238

Several shots of German prisoners of war coming in from battlefield, some carrying or assisting wounded comrades. PAN of several German prisoners milling about at concentration point for prisoners. CS of wounded prisoners of war getting into lorry for trip to hospital. Shots of prisoners helping wounded out of battlefield. LS of two men assisting wounded man across no man's land, sliding into shell crater, continuing towards allied lines (staged shot). Cut to dead German man. MCS of soldier lighting wounded comrade's cigarette on battlefield. Many men stand around casualty as first aid man kneels down to help. Brief shot of dead allied man. PAN of men (Canadians) digging graves. PAN of new cemetery, wooden crosses, men putting in finishing touches. Several shots of remains of corpses on battlefield. Two MLSs of two Canadian soldiers assisting wounded comrade off battlefield. TRAVELLING SHOT past immense military cemetery, crosses by the thousands. LAS of monumental crucifix.


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