STK-ID 15326

Front shot of carilloneur Robert Donnell entering office in Peace Tower at Parliament Buildings, talking on telephone, at his desk. CU of Robert Donnell's feet and hands as he plays carillon. Several shots of Donnell playing piano in his living room, including CU of his hands. Shot of Donnell using telephone. Shot of west block of Parliament Buildings, PAN right to Robert Donnell entering east gate. Rear shot of Donnell walking towards Parliament Buildings. Shot of two-masted schooners moving up Ottawa River, Parliament Buildings in background on bank. HAS of main entrance to Parliament, commissioner chatting with Robert Donnell entering building. Several shots of Robert Donnell playing carillon in Peace Tower. TILT DOWN from face of clock of Peace Tower to tourists standing on balcony, viewing Ottawa and Hull. Shot of Robert Donnell's hands playing carillon in Peace Tower. HAS over Ottawa as seen from Peace Tower, East Block, Chateau Laurier, Mackenzie King Bridge. TILT UP Peace Tower. Shot of children playing in Ottawa park. HA PAN of Ottawa from Peace Tower. CUs of bells, hammer striking bells as Robert Donnell plays. Two shots of two-masted schooner boat moving up Ottawa River.


Excerpt from
The Man in the Peace Tower
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio