STK-ID 16477

Various shots of Lord Thomson of Fleet, born Roy Thomson, and two of his executives talking shop in Lord Thomson's office. Profile of Lord Thomson on the telephone. Shots of Roy Thomson dictating to his secretary. Shots of men at Scottish TV luncheon at the Dorchester, Lord Thomson is present, discussion. MCUs of faces. Shots of Lord Thomson and Lord and Lady Beaverbrook in front of their castle. TILT DOWN from subway sign to Lord Thomson coming out of station. Shots of Lord Thomson coming out of Thomson House buying a forget-me-not from a woman on the street, getting into his limousine and driving off. Cut to Lord Thomson arriving at the Sunday Times Building, entering. Night shots of Lord Thomson looking at electronic newscaster, discussion same with two men. Sequence on Lord Thomson buying a newspaper, Buchinghamshire Village. HALS of Lord Thomson coming out of his house, driving away. Cut to woman and dog at door of house. Cut to subway station, Lord Thomson's car arriving, Lord Thomson getting into station. TILT UP to name : ''Uxbridge''. Shot of park, two women riding horses past the camera, Rolls Royce passing them on road.


Excerpt from
Never a Backward Step
London (England)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio