STK-ID 1228

Sequence on Transocean Air Lines DC-6 landing, taxiing to a stop. Sequence on British immigrants coming off plane and being greeted by Ontario Premier George Drew. Shots include view of first immigrant, William P Brown, of the scheduled 7000 immigrants from Britain. HAS of men and women from Britain walking to Customs Office. Shots of Premier Drew standing by sign "WELCOME TO CANADA" giving hand shakes to immigrants entering Office. Shots of Premier Drew speaking in microphone, interspersed with shots of immigrants listening. Shots of some of the immigrants going into the medical office. MS of Honorable Dana Porter, Planning Minister for Ontario, Doris Holloway, typist, Samuel Connolly, welder and Premier Drew posing. Shot of Premier Drew offering fruits to immigrants. Sequence on speeches by Premier Drew welcoming new arrivals, Samuel Connolly and Doris Holloway, Ernest Blow and wife and Stephen Mathews from Prestwick Scotland (sound).


Excerpt from
Airborne Immigration/International Tuna Tournaments
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486