STK-ID 30637

Oblique, rear MS of king Edward VIII speaking. HAS of immense crowd listening. MLS of facade of base of monument, LS of VIP's standing at the top. Closer shot of dais, of flag-draped statue and of the king speaking. Closer shot of flag-draped statue and of the king. Newsreel shooting of ceremony (sound) showing unsteady AERIAL SHOT of monument, huge crowd. Shot of president J Albert Lebrun of France and Edward VIII walking briskly toward monument with their entourage. Shots of veterans, crowd, monument. AERIAL SHOTs of crowd, of monument. LAS of top of monument, of flag-draped statue, Edward VIII speaking at its base, of group of VIP's on dais. MLS of statue being unveiled by the king. TILT DOWN monument from top. Cut to flag bearers flanking memorial tablet at base of monument. PAN to HAS of dense crowd.


Excerpt from
Vimy Ridge Pilgrimage
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio