STK-ID 28119

Sequence on arrival of high ranking officer by car, greetings by Canadian officers, visit to trenches and inspection of honour guard. Shot of French Prime minister Georges Clemenceau with Field Marshal Douglas Haig. Sequence on visit by King George V to US naval base in England, US Admiral escorting King, civilians looking on. Sequence on presentation of colours to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regiment by Princess Patricia (Lady Patricia Ramsay) in Ottawa, men marching onto parade ground past camera, attending church service, being presented with colours. LSs of presentation, men cheering, publiticy billboards visible in background. Shot Princess Patricia chatting with other people. Sequence on presentation of colours to the 75th Battalion (Toronto, London, Hamilton), drum head ceremony, presentation officiated by unidentified civilian and march past. Sequence on General Allenby chatting with allied officers after his entry into Jerusalem. Shots of parade to take-over ceremonies. HAS of several British and French officers standing on dais while monk reads adress. Shot of officers responding to address. Side HAS of reading of proclamation as General Allenby and other officers stand on platform. Sequence on General Allenby meeting with ecclesiastics of various faiths, shaking hands, saying few words. Sequence on General Pershing decorating two US soldiers. Sequence on Cossack ceremony, Cossacks marching by camera and reviewing officers. Shot of Tsar Nicholas on dais with two Cossack officers.


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