STK-ID 10286

US Ambassador Steinhardt (05/11/1948): MS, CU of ambassador Laurence Steinhardt sitting at his desk, talking to camera about his knowledge of Canada, about friendly relations between the United States and Canada and of his hope for acceptance by Canadians (sound). Shot of gate of Rideau Hall. Sequence on ambassador Steinhardt arriving by limousine, entering Rideau Hall. Cut to mountie saluting. Shot of ambassador Steinhardt and his staff all wearing top hats and tails. Shots of visit with acting prime minister Louis Saint-Laurent, of the two men shaking hands, chatting in Saint-Laurent's office. TILT UP to large portrait of Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Shot of US Embassy and to embassy coat of arms, ambassador Steinhardt driving up, being met by his military advisers. Interior shot of the ambassador meeting his civilian staff, posing with staff.


Excerpt from
Flivver Races/ U.S. Ambassador Steinhardt
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio