STK-ID 32593

St. John's Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador: shots of a man speaking into a microphone, interspersed with people listening and CUs of dignitaries. Shots of the Premier of Newfoundland, Joey Smallwood, speaking. MCU of the Minister of Transport, The Honorable John Whitney Pickersgill, talking to another man. Shots of the Minister of Public Works, George James McIlraith, speaking, interspersed with MCUs of men listening. Shots of Pickersgill speaking in a microphone. Front MLS of Pickersgill speaking, of dais, of the National Harbours Board logo. Shots of the front of the Memorial Stadium, people entering, of the interior as folk dancers perform on stage, to spectators looking on, applauding. PAN along hawser to sailing ship. Shot of the name "Villa Do Conde". Shot of the Portuguese admiral Henriques Santos Tenreiro speaking after unveiling the Portuguese statue of Gaspar Corte-Real, discoverer of Labrador; other spectators. (May 1965)


Excerpt from
Official Opening of St-John's Port
St. John's (Nfld)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080