STK-ID 28207

Celebrations: shots of battlefield, soldier racing by camera with news that war has ended, soldiers coming out of their foxholes. Shot of soldiers parading past camera waving their helmets (same as NFB1910-FG-14-85). HAS over dense crowd in american city, people cheering (same as NFB1910-FG-14-77), waving Stars and Stripes flags and papers proclaming end of war (same as NFB1910-FG-14-85), confetti floating down skyscrapers (same as NFB1910-FG-14-77). Shot of Trafalgar Square, stone lion in background (same as NFB1910-FG-14-74). HAS over crowd filling screen, Union Jack flag being waved vigorously, newspaper proclaming end of war. Shots of Paris street, Eiffel tower in background, newsboy selling papers (same as NFB1910-FG-14-85). Shot of Arc de Triomphe, huge crowd, pickets re Alsace visible over heads (same as NFB1910-FG-14-77). HAS of group of children holding effigy of Kaiser with sign re Kaiser Kapout. Closer shot of effigy (same as NFB1910-FG-14-86). HAS of dense crowd in narrow French street, flags being waved. Shots of Italian crowd waving flags, flowing past camera. Various shots of celebration in unidentified city showing town officials, people in folk costumes mostly girls (same as NFB1910-FG-14-85), servicemen of various countries waving at camera, moving by, posing, waving flags of various countries, riding vehicles, one of them plays the concertina, in the crowd a man in a wheelchair, a Black man gives him his bugle (type of trumpet) (same as NFB1910-FG-14-85).


Excerpt from
World War One
Paris (France), London (England), United States of America (USA)
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