STK-ID 32432

Various shots of soldiers of Black Watch Regiment eating in field at camp Gagetown, of soldiers preparing to enter building during attack, entering with rifles at the ready. CU of soldier speaking on walkie-talkie. CU of "Black Watch of Canada" shoulder patch. Shot of soldiers charging across field through smoke screen, hitting dirt, manning Bren guns. Various shots of trainees having lunch including CUs of rations being put in their mess tins. Shots of lorries driving up with howitzers, crews jumping out and setting up howitzers for firing. Various shots of crewmen preparing to fire, of officers scanning horizon. LS of explosion in the distance. Shots of lorries and howitzers driving up, of crew loading gun. CU of soldier's hands screwing fuse onto nose of shell, of aimer looking into sight. LS of farm buildings, of smoke bombs exploding, of soldiers charging house.


Excerpt from
The Big Picture
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, HDCAM SR 23.98fps
Aspect ratio
4/3, 16/9
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080