STK-ID 32589

Sequence on President Charles de Gaulle of France, crowd in Berri-Demontigny metro station, including Commissioner General Dupuy, mayor Jean Drapeau and Montreal Transport Commission Chairman Lucien L'Allier. TRAVELLING SHOT of Place des Arts station from train arriving. Shots of de Gaulle and party in Place des Arts station, in Place des Arts. MCS of sign "Salle Wilfrid Pelletier, Place des Arts". HAMLS of workmen on stage, de Gaulle and party in stalls. HAS of crowd at Montreal University, interior shot of crowd clapping. Shot of de Gaulle accompanied by cardinal Paul-Emile Leger and rector of the university walking onto stage. Shots of de Gaulle speaking. CSs of mayor Drapeau, Cardinal Leger listening. Sequence on de Gaulle leaving university, acknowledging cheers of crowd, getting into car. Shot of Compagnie Franche de la Marine marching onto square at Mount-Royal chalet. Shot of de Gaulle arriving, shaking hands with some in crowd. PAN from de Gaulle and party to city from lookout. Shots of Marines firing salute, of de Gaulle and others applauding, enjoying refreshments. CS of de Gaulle leaving past camera. HAS of premier Daniel Johnson and wife arriving at city hall. Shots of crowd cheering, of de Gaulle arriving. Shots of crowd, of individual persons. Shot of de Gaulle, Johnson and Drapeau coming down streps. ESTABLISHING SHOT of Dorval Airport. Shot of de Gaulle arriving, boarding plane after farewells. FOLLOW SHOT of plane taking off.


Excerpt from
General de Gaulle in Quebec
Dorval (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
1/4" Magnetic Sound, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
Magnetic sound 1/4 inch tape/ non sync, 35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
NA, 4/3
Available resolutions
720 x 486