STK-ID 31756

Various HASs of members of Parliament chatting in nearly empty House of Commons, including Bob Stanfield alone, John Diefenbaker talking to two MP's, Hellyer, Jean Marchand, Greene. HAS of Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod being admitted into House of Commons, inviting Commons to the Senate, MP's flocking out of House of Commons. Shot of MP's coming back in. Swish PAN over government side to prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau being applauded, Trudeau rising and beginning speech. Slow PAN over government side to Trudeau speaking. Various HASs of MP's listening, of Stanfield from rear and above, replying. Various HASs of MP's on government side listening, applauding. Shots of Real Caouette speaking. Shot of Speaker of the House speaking. Shots of MP's listening, of gallery listening. Mace being placed on table. PAN from Trudeau and Hellyer to Speaker of the House. PAN back to Trudeau as MP's leave Senate.


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