STK-ID 14636

Eye Witness No. 98: Meeting of Minds: various shots of garden party at Rideau Hall, of Governor general Vincent Massey chatting with scientists and their wives, shaking hands. Shots of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police band dishing out background music. Shot of Centre Block of Parliament Buildings framed between two tall trees, taken from Mackenzie Park, two men walk into frame and sit on bench. CUs of the men, two delegates to the convention. MLS of the Supreme Court Building, of the Arts Faculty at the University (Ottawa University?). Shot of Dr Armstrong of Western University and other man relaxing. HAS of the rotunda and reception desk, delegates milling about. MS of Father Lévesque speaking at microphone. Various shots of the delegates looking over construction of the seaway. MS of house about to be moved, of bulldozer.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 98
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio