STK-ID 20029

Sequence on wreath laying ceremony. Series of MSs of wreath, inscription on monument, of monument itself. Two shots of motorcade heading for American Embassy in indirect way, intercut with arty shots of Union Jack flag with towers of Chateau Laurier in background, of gates to Parliament Hill with East Block Tower in background, Centre Block and Peace Tower. Shot of American Embassy, crowd in front. LAS of Stars and Stripes flag over doorway. Shot of president Harry S Truman of USA and prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King coming out, posing for photographers. Sequence on walk from embassy to Centre Block with crowd of photographers, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Secret Service men, and onlookers moving along with Truman and King. TILT UP Peace Tower.


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