• Short Summary

    France. 11 years' work completed. Vimy war memorial (to be unveiled by King Edward VIII):?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: VIMY MEMORIAL FINISHED

    FRANCE: Vimy Ridge:
    EXT
    Gen. view pan. of Canadian War Graves at cemetery
    CU. of Tomb stone with inscription.."A soldier of the Great War--A Canadian Regiment." Pan. from Notice 'Canadian Front Line' to trenches.
    Semi view of trenches
    Pan. up to gen. view of trenches.
    Gen. view of Vimy Memorial,
    Angle shot of pillars.
    CU. figures on top of pillars.
    Pan. down pillars.
    Semi view of figures
    Long view of walls of memorial with names of those who gave their lives.
    Semi view and CU of names of dead inscribed in stone.
    GV of surrounding country, statue in f/g
    Semi view of woman's statue on memorial.
    Gen. view of memorial.

    KEYWORDS:
    World War I / Great War / Ceremonies / Memorial / British Empire / Buildings / Landmarks and Monuments
    Background: France. 11 years' work completed. Vimy war memorial (to be unveiled by King Edward VIII): monument is tribute to Canada's Great War sacrifice.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABIWC6THGUVUA7Y0RJS7K72M3J
    Media URN:
    VLVABIWC6THGUVUA7Y0RJS7K72M3J
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1936
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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