STK-ID 31621

Various HASs over crowd on Parliament Hill, placards prominent, Royal Canadian Mounted Police. LAS of Peace Tower, Maple Leaf flag flying at top, wispy clouds floating by. Various shots of placards, Maple Leaf flags, RCMP controlling crowd, speaking in loud-hailer. HASs of pipe band marching in, Canadian Guards. Sequence on arrival of governor general Roland Michener in state carriage attended and escorted by RCMP. Shot of newsmen in group shooting away. HASs of governor general inspecting Honour Guard, of guards marching as governor general takes salute. Shots of demonstrators watching, of vice-regal banner flying from tower, governor general taking salute as aide and Mrs Michener stand in background. Shot of governor general and Mrs Michener getting into carriage after opening of Parliament. FOLLOW SHOT of carriage and escort moving away. HAS of guards marching away from camera. (12/09/68)


Excerpt from
Opening '68
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio