STK-ID 32590

Slow PAN from onlookers at top of cliff to LS of cruiser "Colbert" moored to pier at Quebec City. LS of ceremony on dock at l'Anse au Foulon. Shots of soldiers, crowd at l'Anse au Foulon, of governor general Roland Michener and wife, premier Daniel Johnson and wife waiting for President Charles de Gaulle of France. Shot of Canadian, French and Quebec flags, PAN to deck of "Colbert", de Gaulle appearing, saluting. PAN from Van Doos honour guard to de Gaulle taking salute. LS of general de Gaulle making speech. Shot of spectators listening. Shot of separatists' placards. Shots of reporters, autos, crowd in background. Helmeted police seen through windows of car, LAS of motorcycle police in foreground, trees in background. Shot of people waiting patiently. Walking LAS of several separatist slogans held over crowd's heads. Shot of packed crowd in front of Quebec city hall, de Gaulle passing by camera, heading for city hall entrance, turning and waving to crowd in foreground. Rear shot of crowd, small flags being waved, city hall in background. Interior HAS of city hall, de Gaulle, mayor Lamontagne giving welcome speech. HA PAN of audience. Closer shot of de Gaulle answering. MLS of de Gaulle speaking to crowd from steps of city hall. Shots of de Gaulle and party, of premier Johnson as de Gaulle speaks. Closer shot of de Gaulle speaking. Shot of de Gaulle walking into frame, being swallowed by crowd. Rough walking shot of heads, flags, hands. Shot of de Gaulle among crowd, shaking hands.


Excerpt from
General De Gaulle in Québec
Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486