STK-ID 4380

Belgium: MS of archway in Ypres, inscription, band leading Giant of Ypres procession. Shots of crowd, of Giant of Ypres. MS of convoy moving down the highway. Shots of war damaged train station at Montreuil-sur-Mer. Soldier on field artillery turning crank to fire. CS of sign bearing name "Nieuwpoort" followed by different shots of tanks and military trucks in a convoy crossing a small wooden bridge built for the convoy. Shot of monument topped with French (?) and American flags followed by shots of ceremony involving civilians and soldiers. Shot of soldier signing autographs, people crowded around him. Shots of crowd gathered in the square of a Belgian city.


Excerpt from
Canadian Army Newsreels
Nieuwpoort (Nieuport), Montreuil-sur-Mer, Ypres (Leper)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486