STK-ID 15198

Sequence on arrival of cortege at Christ's Church Cathedral. Shots of honour guard presenting arms, Royal Canadian Mounted Police pall bearers taking Mackenzie King's coffin out hearse and carrying it into cathedral, mourners (some wearing top hats) following. Shots interspersed with views of spectators standing by. Shots of mourners coming out cathedral, RCMP pall bearers carrying coffin, putting it back into hearse as honour guard presents arms. Sequence on cortege moving to Central Station showing various HASs of cortege moving through Ottawa streets, across Confederations square, MS past Cenotaph, LAS of crowd on Château Laurier balcony, HASs past Central Station and into Rideau Street towards rear of station. Shots of mourners filing into station and RCMP pall bearers carrying coffin inside. (00/07/1950)


Excerpt from
Mackenzie King's Funeral (6374)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio