STK-ID 20217

MS of group of school children waving small fleur de lys flags. Shots of crowd lining road, policemen on guard, of Knights of Columbus marching past camera, of clergy walking past camera on way to church. TRAVELLING SHOT along long lines of people along route, Saint-Pie church visible in distance. LS of cortege arriving. Shot of Mrs Daniel Johnson and sons stepping out limousine, as seen through screen of photographers. Coffin is taken out of hearse. Shot through screen of cops, of coffin being brought to church, clergy doing preliminary rites. LAS of policemen standing at ease. Mrs Daniel Johnson and family walking past camera as policemen close rank behind her. In the meantime, a mobile canteen does brisk business behind church. TILT DOWN from two Knights of Columbus to former Premier Daniel Johnson in casket. Shot of people filing past coffin, shaking hands with dignitaries. Shot of Daniel Johnson in coffin. Sequence on Johnson's family saying last farewell, walking away, large crowd present, men closing coffin. Shot of clergy headed by archbishop Sanschagrin entering church, followed by large group of people. TILT UP to church spires. Shots of funeral rituals inside church. Sequence on clergy filing out, followed by coffin, guests. Exterior shot of coffin being carried out, placed in hearse. Sequence on trek to cemetery, people standing by.


Excerpt from
Premier D. Johnson's Funeral
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080