STK-ID 28118

HAS of French generals, including Marshall Joffre, being conducted through trench system by high ranking British officer. Shots of French officers looking over battlefield (same as NFB1910-FG-14-77). Sequence on King George V inspecting British soldiers, shaking hands with French and British officers and some civilians. Rear view of King and his guide overlooking training ground where men and tanks can be seen moving. Shots of King visiting trenches. Two shots of high ranking officers coming out of building and entering open staff car. General Currie arriving in French city, saluting honour guard, stepping down from car. HA PAN of army band, crowd of soldiers, civilians arriving in square in Valenciennes. HA sequence of Prince of Wales being welcomed in Valenciennes, being presented with flowers. HAS of Prince of Wales and General Currie with retinue of Canadian and French officers inspecting honour guard. HALS of welcoming ceremonies on steps of public building. Sequence on Mayor of Cambrai visiting Canadian troops, waving gift bayonnet, doffing his hat repeatedly. Sequence on visit of high ranking British general to the Canadian front, officer arriving by car, being met by General Currie also visiting front.


Excerpt from
World War One
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080, 720 x 486