STK-ID 2989

MS PAN of Canadian and British engineers building temporary bridge over Somme River. MLS of destroyed bridge over Somme River in attempt to flood surrounding country. People and vehicles are seen crossing remains of bridge. HA PAN of battalion of British soldiers working on bridge and roads reconstruction. Shots of explosions as engineers blow up obstructions in Somme River. MLS PAN of fruit trees deliberately cut down by retreating German soldiers. MS of two soldiers entering tunnel, PAN over road (army trucks visible) to other side showing soldiers coming out of tunnel from trapdoor on the ground and TILT UP as one soldier climb tree to former German observation post. [Titles interspersed]


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