STK-ID 31053

Slow ZOOM IN on dais of honour at Place des Nations, no one visible, Compagnie Franche de la Marine lined up alongside, people moving about on plaza. HAS of Fraser Highlanders preparing for ceremony. HAS of Expo band playing "Hey Friend, Say Friend" and other tunes (sound). HAS of honour guard of Royal 22e Regiment marching in. Closer HAS of honour guard, Commanding Officer giving command in French (sound). Several HAMLSs of dignitaries arriving, getting on dais, Cardinal Paul-Emile Leger arriving at his seat in section reserved for VIPs. Two shots of Governor general Roland Michener and Pierre Dupuy and party arriving. Shots of Governor general Michener going to tribune, of colours being lowered in his honour as band plays "God Save the Queen" anthem (sound). LS over heads of standing crowd, dignitaries on dais. FOLLOW HALSs of Governor general inspecting honour guard, going to his seat on dais as everyone sits down. Shot of honour guard marching away. (00/04/1967)


Excerpt from
Opening of Expo '67
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080