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  • Short Summary

    Large artillery guns firing in the field.

  • Description

    Large artillery.

    Location of events unknown / unclear.

    Shot of large gun from several yards behind; British (?) soldiers hurry over to it. Closer shot soldier about to fire gun. MS gun firing. Side view huge gun barrel. Shots of artillery team of young soldiers just behind gun as it fires and jerks back with powerful recoil. Soldiers burn camouflage netting.

    More of artillery at work. Shots of giant railway guns; including good shot from distance with huge blast coming out of gun as it fires. Gun barrel poking out of camouflage netting. Another good shot; very clean; of artillery team; gun fires; then soldier opens door to reload. MS gun barrel sticking out of trees.

    Cataloguer's note: duplicate of item with same title in ON 449 F on *PM2472*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2472.15
    Media URN:
    77345
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:52:00 / 01:12:53:00
    Canister:
    ON 446 E

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