STK-ID 28249

Casualties: shot of dead Canadian soldier in field, dead dog besides. Cut to MS of two dead horses. MS of medics loading stretchers into ambulance. PAN along group of Australian wounded soldiers waiting to be picked up, some smiling at camera. Shot of horse-drawn limber moving past camera, soldiers unloading limber and stacking shells in a pile. PAN along crates at small supply depot, few men working, snowy field in background. PAN along mass of ruins to MS of soldiers walking by. MS of two stretcher bearers giving a light to and picking up wounded man on stretcher and walk away. Shot of Canadian men carrying empty stretchers and casualties on stretchers, ruins in background. Shots of stretcher bearers at work, taking coffee break, ruins and devastation in background. MLS of Canadian casualty being hauled on stretcher as group of German prisoners watch. Shots include views of wounded soldiers in stretcher cases and being evacuated on small railway car pushed by other soldiers.


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