STK-ID 18683

Opening of aluminum bridge: two MLSs of bridge from different angles. MS, CS and CU of expansion joint on bridge. MLS of marching band, shot from bridge. Sequence on Premier Maurice Duplessis, Honourable A Talbot arriving by car, being welcomed by RE Powell, President of Aluminum Co. Shots of men being helped to dais. Shots include CSs of Premier Duplessis. MLS of crowd on site. MLS of dignitairies seated on dais (from left to right): G Martineau, MLA, CD French, Minister of mines, A Talbot, Minister of roads, Premier Duplessis, RE Powell, President of Aluminum Co, Father J Levique, Donald Gordon, President of CN. LS and MS of Mayor of Arvida, Louis Gay, speaking on dais. Several shots of dignitaries speaking, of Father Levique blessing bridge, Duplessis opening bridge, cutting ribbon, group walking across bridge, crowd following. Shots of Duplessis speaking on dais, audience listening. Various shots from various angles and distances of cars crossing bridge.


Excerpt from
Opening of New Aluminium Mine-Opening of Fundy National Park
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio