• Short Summary

    Annual target practice of Boston coastal defences, good shots of cannons being fired

  • Description

    USA: Massachusetts: Boston:

    SLATE INFORMATION: INTERNATIONAL NEWSREEL: BOSTON SAVED FROM 'FOE' IN TEST OF BIG GUNS! Coast defense rifles blaze away in annual target practice
    Big gun being fired

    Coastal cannon at Boston coast defenses being fired / Cannon being loaded / Cannon firing

    SLATE INFORMATION: The chap on the platform who fires the rifle has a tough job

    More of cannons firing as part of Boston coastal artillery / Operator of aiming device for big gun / Cannon firing / Ejecting the shell from the cannon / Gunner pulling the lanyard or laniard to fire the gun
    Background: Annual target practice of Boston coastal defences, good shots of cannons being fired

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1VX42A32X1CG0991SMPDC3LDA
    Media URN:
    VLVA1VX42A32X1CG0991SMPDC3LDA
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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