STK-ID 18695

MS of Governor general Lord Alexander and Lady Alexander being escorted up aisle in Senate to throne, senators, aides, visitors stand on each side. MS of Governor general standing in front of throne, bowing, sitting down. LS of Governor general, chief justices, senators and visitors. LS of Senate from door, across audience, to throne. MS of chief justices sitting on woolsacks, PAN left to speaker of Senate. MS of Senator JH King, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and assistant seated near throne. MS of Lady Alexander and aides. LS of visitors and senators. MS of Prime Minister Louis Saint-Laurent seated at left of throne. Shot of visitors, PAN to throne. Several shots of Governor general Alexander reading speech (sound). MS of speaker of Senate, Senator JH King, being escorted along hallway to door of Senate by Usher of Black Rod and pages. LS of Senate through door, of senators taking their seats. MS of members of Commons walking in crowd towards door of Senate, entering Senate. MCS of House of Commons Speaker, Gaspard Fauteux and Sergeant-at-Arms preceing members of Commons out of Senate. MS of procession along corridor escorting Governor general and Lady Alexander as they leave Senate. MS of Senate speaker leaving Senate. Shot of Senate from corridor. MS of guests coming out of Senate.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 12
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio