STK-ID 18700

HAMS of Speaker of the House Gaspard Fauteux reading speech from chair. MS of Speaker Fauteux getting ready in Speaker's Chamber, Sergeant at Arms entering with mace, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Clerk accompanying. HAMS of prime minister Louis Saint-Laurent and WG Weir escorting new member Stewart Garson to be introduced to Speaker. HAMS of William Lyon Mackenzie King chatting with other member. CSs of Speaker Fauteux and Clerk chatting in Speaker's Chambers, of Clerk. MS of Sergeant at Arms, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Chief Justice talking in office. HAS of Saint-Laurent and CD Howe escorting Lester B Pearson up to be introduced to Speaker. MS of Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Gentleman Usher, assistant Getleman Usher bearing mace and Speaker of Senate, senator JH King, filing in procession to Senate. Shots of Speaker Fauteux at his desk in office, secretary leaving with book, of Speaker reading at his desk, of Speaker rising to welcome men into his office, sitting with Clerk of the House. HAMS of George Drew shaking hands with Speaker at his chair in House of Commons. (26/01/1949)


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