STK-ID 31594

Two LSs of Air Canada DC-8 taxiing slowly past Dorval Airport main building. Sequence showing Prime Minister Dudley Senanayake of Ceylon being greeted by Lionel Chevrier and Ceylonese Nationals, getting into limousine. TRAVELLING SHOTs along Montreal-Ottawa highway. Sequence on crowd on Parliament Hill, Royal Canadian Mounted Police. TILT DOWN Peace Tower to parading Canadian Guards, band. MCS of Eternal Flame. MLS of Prime Minister Lester B Pearson giving welcoming speech from dais. Shots of visitor driving up, being met by Pearson, Minister of Transport John Whitney Pickersgill, inspecting honour guard, intercut with views of dais, of Peace Tower. Shots of arrival of visitor at High Commissioner's residence, of Prime Minister Senanayake posing with lady, of residence. Shots of Prime Minister Senanayake signing guest book, meeting staff, walking into garden, blowing out candles on birthday cake.


Excerpt from
Visit of Ceylon Prime Minister to Canada
Ottawa, Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080