STK-ID 39440

(Copy of NFB1910-FG-54-01) Sequence showing various shots of British soldiers and band parading in streets of unidentified city. Sequence also include shots of high ranking officers including King George V and other VIP's inspecting British troops. MS of men visiting ruins, waving their hats at camera. CS and MS PANs of military officers and nurses (women) posing for camera. More shots of inspection of troops and parading in streets. Shots include views of crowds of spectators. LS of devastated field. MS of soldier driving horse-drawn cart through village in ruins. MS of soldiers repairing shack. MSs of officer leading black soldiers marching, barracks visible in background. Winter shots of Canadian soldiers filing into trench, gun changing angle position from beneath camouflage net. Shots of train moving away slowly, Canadian soldiers standing in foreground by railroad tracks. PAN along group of Canadian soldiers seeming excited. Brief shot of highlander regiment marching. Shots of remains of bombed house, devastated battlefield. LSs of explosions in field, men firing mortars in lower foreground. MLS of troops parading. MS of group of nurses (women) posing for camera.


Excerpt from
First World War Material
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