STK-ID 31426

Seaway Committee: shot of Minister of Transport Lionel Chevrier greeting congressman Charles Buckley at dock in Ogdensburg. Sequence on visitors boarding Canadian government ship "Ernest Lapointe", riding past town of Iroquois, disembarking at Lock 24 for Long Sault Rapids. Shot of Chevrier chatting with Ambassador Stanley Woodward. Shots of motorcade, of party visiting Dickersons landing, looking at canal and visiting Long Sault Rapids. LS of rapids. Shot of party studying maps and surrounding terrain. TRAVELLING SHOT on way to Beauharnois power station. Shots of party visiting power station. Interior shot of station. Shot of party looking over Montreal Harbour briefly. Shot of chairman Saunders greeting visitors at Fort Erie. Shot of party visiting Welland Canal at Thorold. Shots of George A Dondero, congressman from Michigan being interviewed by newsman Art Cole. Various shots of delegation visiting, riding up lift bridge over Welland Canal. HAS of canal freighters moving by below. Shots of model of seaway, US army engineer explaining model to party. (00/06/1951)


Excerpt from
Canadian Newsreels
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w, 35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio