STK-ID 28121

Parades and march pasts: sequence on march past of several units of Canadian Army on parade ground at training camp in England. LSs and MLS of group of officers (including Colonel Sam Hughes, Canadian minister of Defence) and one civilian (probably Bonar Law) reviewing troops. Various shots of parading soldiery. Shots of inspection of Canadian motorcycle troops by party of officers, of motorcycle troops moving away past camera. Shot of march past by allied soldiers, three officers saluting on reviewing stand in foreground, flag re "Rainbow Division" written on it behind men, colour party with flag re 83 and 42 marching past. HASs of parade ground in other location, troops identified as belonging to Australian expeditionary force parading past first army Commander Sir Henry Horne. Various shots of parade in village, General Currie taking salute. MLSs of British soldiers parading in small town, villagers watching. Shot of march past officer, his back turned to camera (probably General Currie). HAS over field, massed Scottish pipe bands performing. PAN over field, soldiers in kilts lining field, watching performance (same as NFB1910-FG-14-81).


Excerpt from
World War One
England, France
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