STK-ID 19192

Shots through plane windows, of wing, of engines, of city as plane prepares to land. Shot of Royal Canadian Air Force DC-6 on ground, passengers stepping out. Shots of Paul Martin and wife being greeted in Saigon by government officials. Shot of Martin inspecting honour guard. Shots of Independance Palace. Shot of Paul Martin arriving with Arthur Menzies at Palace for visit with South Vietnamese President. HAS of Saigon waterfront. Shots of market, street scenes, woman vendor, Vietnamese standing and looking at camera. Shots of fishermen at river edge, man preparing to shove off with boat practically engulfed by huge circular net, bridge visible in distance. LS of street, shopping district. Shot of ornamental gate in oriental motif. Shot of sign "Vien Bac Ai", re refugee camp. CU of face of elderly refugee. Shots of two refugees carrying baskets. FOLLOW SHOT of ox-drawn cart moving on road. Sequence on Paul Martin and wife fraternizing with people in refugee camp. (00/11/1956)


Excerpt from
Paul Martin on World Tour
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio