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One Hundred Years After the Birth of Laurier: sequence on Prime Minister Mackenzie King, Mr Casgrain, and Premier Adélard Godbout visiting Laurier's birthplace in Saint-Lin. Umbrellas are "de rigueur" in the inclement weather. HAS over umbrellas in the yard of the house, of group of visitors on the porch. Cut to LAMS of Mackenzie King speaking into a microphone. Similar shot of Lieutenant Governor Sir Eugene Fiset. William Lyon Mackenzie King unveils monument to Laurier. CU of inscription. Shots of Laurier's family and CU of Jacques Laurier, eighty two years old. Two-shot of Brigadier general Phaneuf and Air Commodore Lucien de Niverville reading inscription. Shots of Sir Wilfrid Laurier's birthplace, a few visitors on the porch. Cut to sign over entrance referring to the nature of the site. Shot of the monument.


Excerpt from
Actualités canadiennes nº 6
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
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720 x 486