STK-ID 14682

[Remark: an impressive ceremony was held on the grounds in front of the Parliament buildings on the occasion of Remembrance Day (11/11/1931)] HAS of crowds of civilians and soldiers on parade on Parliament Hill, Royal Canadian Mounted Police riding into view. CU of mounted police officers. CU of Scottish Highlanders marching in, of band, veterans, sailors, soldiers and more Highlanders. HAS of stage and of war monument, of soldiers marching. CU of wreaths being deposited at monument, of Governor general Bessborough depositing wreath. Shot of reviewing party on Parliament steps reviewing marching soldiers. Prime Minister RB Bennett raising his hat to the soldiers. Shot of Peace Tower and clock. Shot of Bessborough in civvies speaking on stage, placing wreath at Cenotaph and returning to stage, of Bennett placing wreath.


Excerpt from
Lest We Forget / Remembrance Day
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
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