STK-ID 6184

Several HAMSs of column of Canadian soldiers marching on cobblestoned streets and MS rear view of them approaching barracks. MSs of supply depot, soldiers transporting crates along line of supply vehicles and past camera. PAN along devastated battlefield to group of engineers firming up roadway, shovelling dirt while other men carry pipes past camera. Several shots of military band practicing, drummers and fife players marching back and forth, tents visible in background. MSs of men receiving food at temporary camp, men sitting on the ground to eat and rest, looking at camera. MS of officers posing informally for camera, some are smoking. Sequence on section of platoon being ordered about by their non-commissioned officer, other men watching in background.


Excerpt from
Canadians Overseas 1914-1918
England, France
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR, Reel 35 mm, Betacam SP
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080, 720 x 486