STK-ID 28212

Sequence on Canadian officers and men hosting French President R Poincarré in Valenciennes after capture of city by the 4th Canadian Division. Shots of inspection and of speech by Poincarré (same as NFB1910-FG-14-40). HAS of huge crowd of soldiers moving en masse across city square towards ceremony on far side at Mons. Sequence on Infantry, Artillery and Cavalry parading past camera in Mons in Victory Parade (same as NFB1910-FG-14-42). Shot of corpse covered with great coat in trench, two men looking at it (same as NFB1910-FG-14-56). Shot of group of soldiers and some civilians in field by road. Shot of sentries checking wagon loaded with soldiers and civilians, then allowing to proceed (same as NFB1910-FG-14-70). Shot of long supply column moving through cobblestoned square in city (same as NFB1910-FG-14-46). Shot of men unloading shells from wagon (same as NFB1910-FG-14-51). Shot of Canadian detachment marching past General Currie on cobblestoned road as Currie salutes. Shot of lorries and primitive half-track hauling 6" howitzer and two heavier guns (same as NFB1910-FG-14-43). HAS of dense crowd in US city, confetti coming down from skyscrapers. HAS over crowd in English city, men waving Union Jack flags (same as NFB1910-FG-14-74). HAS of French General, Marshal Joffre and other men being conducted through trench by high-ranking British officer. Shots of French officers looking over battlefield, officer pointing out something to Marshall Joffre (same as NFB1910-FG-14-39). Shot of French horse-drawn ambulance moving in street of town followed by uniformed men. Shot of French medics picking up casualty in field (same as NFB1910-FG-14-64). Brief shot of Arc de Triomphe in Paris, huge crowd, pickets re Alsace visible over heads (same as NFB1910-FG-14-74).


Excerpt from
World War One
United States of America (USA), England, France
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080