Shell is loaded into a large naval gun then fired.
Story featuring a large naval gun. "The shell weighs three-quarters of a ton and leaves the muzzle considerably faster than a small boy vacating home for school..." L/S of large gun with many man clambering all over it. A shell is being lifted by a crane.
C/U of the end of the gun. Shell is loaded inside. M/S of men pushing shells into the gun. Low angle of the gun being raised. The gun is fired - huge explosion.
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 551.