STK-ID 32257

MLSs of tourists' cars driving onto Parliament Hill, Royal Canadian Mounted Police directing traffic. MSs of tourist in sports car bearing New York plates and carrying skis on rack asking mountie where the snow is on the hill. Shots of mountie shaking his head sadly, of tourist driving off, mountie going back to directing traffic. Shot of two women tourists sitting on parapet, looking at sights. Shots of young man and woman looking at Birks display, children, adults walking about. Shots of droves of tourists walking by camera at beginning of "changing of the guard" ceremony. Various MSs of crowd of tourists looking on. Shot of boy on lamp standard. HALS of tourists crossing grounds after ceremony. Face shot of tourists watching ceremony behind camera. LS PAN of tourists lining field in front of Parliament. Shots of tourists taking pictures, of two mounties patrolling edge of field. Short sequence on boy taking picture of girl standing on parapet, Garden of the Provinces in background.


Excerpt from
Summer Pageantry
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080