STK-ID 3224

Bevin and Schuman (07/10/1949): shot of reporters waiting for arrival of Bevin's train at Ottawa station. Shot of British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin stepping off train, being met by dignitaries and many reporters. Group shots of William Lyon Mackenzie King, High Commissioner for United Kingdom Sir Alexander Clutterbuck, Defence Minister Brooke Claxton, Ernest Bevin and wife. Shot of Ernest Bevin giving short press conference, including view of Charles Lynch with pencil and paper, Bevin getting into official car. Shot of plaque on wall of building "High Commissioner for the United Kingdom­Earnscliffe". Shot of arrival of limousine and of Bevin and Clutterbuck. LAS of Bevin, Peace Tower looming in background. Interior shot of Bevin meeting Louis Saint-Laurent, chatting. Group shot of Claxton, Saint-Laurent, Bevin and CD Howe. Shot of arrival at Chateau Laurier for lunch. Interior shot of banquet hall, huge Union Jack in background, dinner. Exterior shot of Chateau Laurier, departure of VIP's.


Excerpt from
Bevin and Schuman / Hope-Princeton Highway
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio