STK-ID 20027

Sequence on train arriving, president Harry S Truman of USA and family stepping down, being met by governor general Alexander, Lady Alexander, prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King. Various shots of the principals posing for cameramen and photographers, shaking hands at their requests. HASs of same from vantage point, rear of party. HAS of introductions, hand shakes. FOLLOW HALS of presidential motorcade, large crowd lining street in vicinity of central station, crowd dispersing after event. Similar shot from different angle. TRAVELLING SHOT of crowd lining street from car in motorcade, of cars ahead, of camera car. Shot of sign re Government House, photographers getting ready. Several shots of arrival of presidential motorcade, honour guard, inspection of honour guard by president Truman. Repeat of sequence from various angles. Shots of motorcade entering Government House grounds. (00/06/1947)


Excerpt from
President Truman in Ottawa
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486