STK-ID 32357

Rear MS of two Royal Canadian Air Force men reading over the Citizen building newspaper bulletin "German surrender takes place at Gen. Eisenhower Headquarters in Reims schoolhouse", men throwing their wedge caps in the air. PAN along Spark Street, streamers hanging from windows of buildings. Several shots of Junior Board sponsored floats in parade, teenagers riding floats, "Buy Bonds" in French en English on floats. Shots of newspaper bulletin board announcing end of war, Doenitz capitulation, German Foreign minister saying "We have succumbed" to German people. Shots of parade down Sparks Street, Army personnel marching, paper streamers, RCAF marching band, celebrating people lining street and following parade. Shots of children crawling on captured German equipment, of teenagers standing on top of Cenotaph. Shots of people in street, of dog with Union Jack on collar, ankle-deep in papers. CU of bulletin board "Allies officially announce Germany surrendered unconditionally today".


Excerpt from
V.E. Day Celebrations
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486