STK-ID 19485

Shots of convocation procession leaving building. CU of first two dignitaries, Sir Alexander Clutterbuck (no robe), British High Commissioner to Canada and JM MacDonnell, chairman of the board of university trustees, followed by Noel Baker (with glasses), Secretary of State of the United Kingdom and LW Brockington, rector of Queen's University, chancellor Dunning and principal Wallace following. LS of Kingston Hall, procession entering. Shot of procession leaving hall after convocation, posing for photographers. CUs of Dr Wallace and Noel Baker. CU of Noel Baker. Group shot of Sir Alexander Clutterbuck, Dr Wallace, Noel Baker, Dr Dunning. Shots of arrival of governor general Alexander at Memorial Union Building, crowd of spectators watching. Shot of principal Wallace greeting governor general Alexander and chancellor Dunning, JM MacDonnell and Dr John Orr also present. Shot of group entering building. Sequence on unveiling of plaque by governor general Alexander to the memory of Queen's University men who lost their lives in both World Wars. Shot of group walking to the Memorial Chapel, governor general unveiling paintings by canadian artist Marion Long depicting servicemen and women. Sequence on arrival by plane of Field Marshal Archibald Wavell, greetings by major general Morton, inspection of Black Watch guard of honour and march past. Shot of inspection of pipe band by Field Marshal Wavell. (00/11/1949)


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Kingston (Ontario), Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080