STK-ID 16482

Shots of Mr Harold Wilson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, meeting with several men, shaking hands, Lord Thomson of Fleet, born Roy Thomson, close by. Shots of men at a dinner. MCUs of faces. Mr Harold Wilson and Lord Thomson sitting side by side at a table. MCUs of Lord Thomson working at his desk. Front view of same and ZOOM OUT to LS. MCU of the actor Mr George Raft chatting with Lord Thomson in Raft's gambling casino. MS of Lord Thomson and Mr Raft talking beside a roulette wheel. Shots, in the Baker Street subway station of London, of Lord Thomson entering a subway car. Interior shot of car, Lord Thomson reading a newspaper. Shot from outside subway train of Lord Thomson reading paper. Cut to side of train and TILT UP to same pulling away from the camera through open-air stretch of subway. Sequence on convocation at Memorial University, audience, graduates receiving degrees as Lord Thomson, in cap and gown, shaking their hands. HAS of assembly, graduates in a block, audience in background.


Excerpt from
Never a Backward Step
London (England)
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