STK-ID 16476

Shots of Lord Thomson of Fleet, born Roy Thomson, greeting parishioners at the Eskdale church in Scotland, Reverend Glover standing by. TILT UP from head stone in church yard to LS of Lord Thomson and Reverend Glover chatting. Closer shot of the two. Sequence on Lord Thomson visiting a public school, talking to the pupils. Shots of many men at a cocktail party at the Thomson House in London, Lord Thomson present. MCUs of faces of British upper class. Shots of lunch in Thomson House Board Room, Lord Thomson present. Sequence on Lord Thomson in his living room reading the paper. Over-the-shoulder shots of headlines. Shots of Lord Thomson at lunch by himself, being served. Over-the-shoulder views of Lord Thomson looking over telegrams, books. Sequence on visit by Mr. Arthur Hammond of the National Film Board of Canada. Shot of Lord Thomson and Mr. Arthur Hammond at a slot machine, chatting, sitting down to look at a film as an assistant prepares a projector in the background.


Excerpt from
Never a Backward Step
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