STK-ID 31483

Various shots of former Minister of Labour Humphrey Mitchell's funeral; LS of coffin being brought out of Parliament. MS of hearse, men following as cortege moves away from Parliament Buildings. MLS of Royal Canadian Mounted Police band marching. Several shots of crowd reaction. MLS of honorary pallbearers, members of Parliament arriving at church, including Prime minister Louis Saint-Laurent. MS of coffin coming out of hearse, carried by RCMP. CU of pallbearer cementing top on casket. CU of minister conducting service. LS of grave, RCMP in foreground. MS of CD Howe, Louis Saint-Laurent and other members of Parliament emerging from Parliament Building as coffin is carried out. HAS of coffin being put into hearse, of RCMP marching. TILT DOWN Parliament Building. MS of Louis Saint-Laurent in silk hat, other members of Parliament marching in cortege. Shot of Humphrey Mitchell's son. MLSs of RCMP band marching towards camera, of hearse coming towards camera. LALS of Parliament Building, TILT DOWN to CU of hearse in foreground. MS of coffin being carried into church. LS of Mitchell junior, ministers at grave side. (00/08/1950)


Excerpt from
Humphrey Mitchell's Funeral
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080