STK-ID 28189

Civilians: shot of two men and one woman posing in rubble-stewn street. Shot of small group of civilians and soldiers in country, probably visiting battlefield. Shot of sentries checking wagon loaded with soldiers and civilians, then allowing to proceed (same as NFB1910-FG-14-77). CUs of faces in thightly packed group of civilians, young men in unidentified uniforms and Canadian fraternizing (same as NFB1910-DN-14-86). Shot of long line of civilian couples and few Canadian and French officers coming out of building past camera (same as NFB1910-FG-14-79). Shot of civilian labourer levelling field for airdrome using horse-drawn scraper. MCS of entrance of hospital, sign "Hotel-Dieu" over door, doctor, nurses and patients coming out, group waving small Stars and Stripes, Red Ensigns and French flags, cheering at camera. HAS over crowd of villagers waving flags, cheering, moving towards and past camera as town is liberated (troops liberating town not shown).


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