STK-ID 33354

MS rear view of artillery firing. MS of horse-drawn artillery racing past camera. HAS of horse-drawn artillery filing past on dusty road. MS of horse-drawn field piece and caisson driving past camera on muddy road (same as NFB1910-FG-14-23). Several shots of different artillery pieces being fired, intercut with shots of explosions. CS of heavy half-track pulling heavy duty wagon and motor lorry moving past camera slowly in French town as soldiers stand by. Various shots of many horse-drawn vehicles moving on roads by camera. Shots intercut with MS rear view of gun crew firing then reloading heavy gun. Sequence showing gun crew firing truck-mounted gun, men packing up and leaving in a hurry.


Excerpt from
Canadian Cavalry in Europe / Artillery at the Front
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486, 1920 x 1080