STK-ID 32487

LALS of Royal Standard. MS of Buckingham Palace. Shots of series of public buildings in London. MS of Beaver Viscount taxiing to a stop, of Menzies and wife deplaning. Interior shots of building, of Prime Minister John Diefenbaker of Canada and other men reading framed inscription re Thomas D'Arcy McGee. Shot of line up of judges in wigs and robes watching. Shots of Air India Boeing 707 taxiing to a stop. Sequence showing prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru deplaning, being greeted by Duncan Sandys, walking, talking to people. CUs of Nehru, Sandys. Shots of Sandys, Canadian Ambassador and Olive Diefenbaker waiting for plane at airport. Shot of men entering public building. Shot of bust of Diefenbaker. MLS of #1 Grosvenor Square, Sir James McDonald House. Interior shots of Diefenbaker meeting staff. Interior shots of impressive building. Shot of Diefenbaker and prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd of South Africa coming down grand stairways. Shot of Diefenbaker, Ayub Khan and Abubakar Tafawa Balewa of Nigeria chatting together. Various shots of Olive Diefenbaker in Canadian section. Long sequence showing line up of VIP's, prime ministers among them, shaking hands with distinguished man and his wife.


Excerpt from
Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference
London (England)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio