STK-ID 22631

UNRRA à Montreal (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Association in Montreal): shots of Windsor Hotel on Dominion Square, monuments in foreground. Various shots of delegates to conference moving about in lobby, stopping at tables bearing names of participating countries. Shot of three men sitting in easy chairs, chatting, they are joined by External Affairs delegate Lester B Pearson. MS of Lester B Pearson. MCSs of each member of small group, last one being Dean Acheson of the United States. HAS of conference room. CS of delegates, country name plates in front of them. Various shots of men speaking at speakers' table, including Lester B Pearson. Shot of of prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King arriving. Interior shot of conference hall, Mackenzie King delivering speech. Sequence on delegates coming out of Windsor Hall, of delegates boarding chartered bus for tour of city. Sequence on delegates touring city, sitting in bus, walking about in parks, visiting buildings. Sequence in Chinatown, Chinese delegates giving speech, signing book. Shots of Chinese people listening. Brief shot of life savers on railing of tugboat "Sir Hugh Allen". Shot of delegates boarding tugboat, going on tour of harbour. Various shots of details of tugboat, of delegates seeming to enjoy the ride. Shot of Jaqcques Cartier Bridge, smoke coming off freighter. Sequence on group of delegates at chalet on Mount Royal. Two ESTABLISHING HASs of Montreal.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 81
Chinatown (Montreal)
National Film Board
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Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
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16mm print b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
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