STK-ID 16475

Shots of Lord Thomson of Fleet, born Roy Thomson, at the Toronto Scottish Mess where he is honorary Colonel of the Regiment. Shots of kilted soldiers standing, chatting, shaking hands. HAS overhead shots of pipe band marching by. Sequence on Lord Thomson making a speech at Foyle's Literary Luncheon in the United Kingdom. PAN to hall full of women applauding. MCUs of Lord Thomson signing autographs in copies of the book "Roy Thomson of Fleet Street - and how he got there" by Russell Braddon. Shot of Lord Thomson and Mr Arthur Hammond of the National Film Board of Canada chatting as they stand beside a house in the country. Sequence on Lord Thomson being interviewed on television, cameras, studio monitors. Shot of Mr Shariff of Pakistan explaining palmistry to Lord Thomson. MCUs of Lord Thomson's face, his hand, at the TV College in Glasgow. View of Lord Thomson on monitors, of Lord Thomson and TV panel on monitor. MCUs of panel name plates. Shots of Lord Thomson and panel. Shot of Lord Thomson attending church service in Eskdale, Scotland. Shot of Lord Thomson and Reverend Glover talking.


Excerpt from
Never a Backward Step
Toronto, Scotland
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080