STK-ID 19622

Ottawa Personalities (22/04/1949): arrival of French Army chief of staff Georges Revers, inspection of honour guard at airport, laying of wreath at cenotaph. Shots of cenotaph, of honour guard presenting arms. General Foulkes accompanying general Revers. Shot of steam locomotive and passenger train pulling into Ottawa station. FOLLOW SHOT of W Howard Measures, Chief of protocol, department of External affairs and major general Letson, representing governor general walking along train. Sequence on greeting of ambassador Atilio Garcia Mellid of Argentine and wife. CUs of Mellid aknowledging greetings, speaking to reporters. Shot of entrance to the Polish Embassy in Ottawa. Shot of whole building. Two shots of ambassador Zbik and wife posing in front of their residence.


Excerpt from
Prime Minister Saint-Laurent Visits Vancouver / Ottawa Personalities
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio