STK-ID 30010

Various shots of governor general Vincent Massey arriving at National Film Board Building, being met by Film Commissioner Guy Roberge on sidewalk, meeting people and chatting with them in lobby, walking into main theatre, everybody standing, being guided about building by Roberge. Shot of set on shooting stage, actors, TILT DOWN to governor general sitting in director's chair. Shot of governor general Massey chatting with filmmaker Norman McLaren explaining about Moviola editing machine. Shot of governor general visiting sound department, being briefed on the job done by some of the equipment, Roberge and Terry Graham standing by. Shot of governor general Massey passing through sound stage, mix in progress. Shot of visit at animation department, Colin Low, Robert Verrall and Jerry Budner explaining to governor general. Shot at shooting stage showing governor general looking at cameras, at sets and at actors on set. CU of George Dufaux behind camera. Interior shot of cutting room, Dennis Sawyer working assiduously. Various shots of people in hallways including Dave Bairstow, of artists' cubicules in animation department, of Verrall holding cell, of Don Zion at work.


Excerpt from
Governor General Massey Visits NFB
Saint-Laurent (city)
National Film Board
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Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
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