STK-ID 6167

Shots of Canadian soldiers running towards camera and into foliage for cover, sitting in trench and charging machine guns in Flanders. Shots of troops marching past at dawn, military band opening march. Winter shot of soldiers sliding along icy path towards camera. Shot of men in line going through gas drill, putting on and removing gas masks, cut to CS front view of man putting on gas mask. Shot of gas filtering over lines. MS PANs of cannons, various other artillery weapons and spools of barbed wire in stockpiles. Shot of soldiers preparing cannons for battle. PAN along group of women manufacturing knapsacks for soldiers.


Excerpt from
Canadians in the Field
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm print b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486