STK-ID 18242

Brief low level AERIAL SHOT over downtown Montreal, Expo '67 in distant background. Close low level shots of Notre-Dame Island. Several MSs and MCSs of Ontario, Thailand, Cuban, Burmese, Mexican Pavilions, some with minirail passing by in foreground. TRAVELLING SHOT from minirail of another minirail passing underneath, Steel and Wood Industries Pavilions in background. Exterior and interior shots of German Pavilion, hostesses, exhibits. Brief AERIAL SHOTs over German, British and French Pavilions. Exterior and interior shots of French Pavilion, of unique wire network emitting sparks to accompaniment of futuristic music, of glass elevator. Exterior and interior shots of British Pavilion, of hostesses standing on large "Britain" sign outside pavilion, workers watching, of giant sculpture. LSs of water jets on Swan Lake, of minirail. AERIAL SHOT of lake. MSs of sculpture, of Calder's stabile on International Nickel Plaza. Interior and exterior shots of Netherlands, Belgian and Australian Pavilions. Brief LS of Katimavik Pavilion, interior shots of exhibits. Cuts to Japanese, Ethiopian and American Pavilions. TRAVELLING SHOT through American Pavilion. Shots of USSR structure. Interior shot of space hardware. Interior shot of Italian Pavilion, car dismantling itself, man using robotisotope hander, plaster cast of Pompeii victims. Interior shot of Scandinavian Pavilion. AERIAL SHOT of La Ronde. Shots of gyrotron. PAN from gyrotron to empty rides. Cut to kiddie ride, old time automobiles, child enjoying ride. MLS of replica of one of Jacques Cartier's ships in Dolphin Lake, Jacques Cartier Bridge in background. MLS of Expo theatre, "Hello Dolly" on marquee. Cut to "Salle Wilfrid Pelletier - Place des arts" sign. Three LSs of Expo Express on run, pulling into station. (27/04/1967)


Excerpt from
Official Inauguration of Expo '67
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486