STK-ID 30850

France (00/00/1965): shot of Canadian soldier saluting in foreground, Vimy Ridge Monument in background. Shot of rows of crosses in Canadian graveyard, of two American soldiers looking at wreath in graveyard of United Nations cemetery in France. Shots of (L to R) Princess Elizabeth and King George VI attending memorial ceremony (00/00/1945). Shots of (L to R) Princess Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth her mother and consort of George VI, and Queen Mary mother of the latter (and grand-mother of Elizabeth II) at V-E Day celebrations in London (00/00/1945). Shots of French woman placing flowers on grave in German graveyard in France, Ironcross markers on graves. TILT DOWN from sky to rows of crosses in graveyard in France.


Excerpt from
Cemeteries and War Memories
London (England), France
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio