STK-ID 32697

MS of French sign re residence of governor general at gate to Rideau Hall. PAN of snow-covered grounds to LS of front of hall. LALS of top of Peace Tower, ornate lamp standard in extreme foreground. MLS of facade of United States Embassy, flag at half mast. Shot of flag at half mast atop East Block. LS of Center Block, pile of snow in foreground. Sequence on Mrs Georges Vanier and relatives arriving at Parliament, walking through hallways, entering Senate where governor general Georges Vanier lies in state. Shot of relatives leaving. Shots of visitors walking through hallway. Shots of long line ups outside, inside Parliament as mourners pay last visit. HASs of Senate chamber, mourners filling past coffin. Vertical LAS of Peace Tower, TILT DOWN to LS of soldiers on parade, riderless horse. Shot of Royal Canadian Mounted Police constable saluting. Shot of soldiers carrying coffin out of Center Block, mounted RCMP escort, soldiers placing coffin on gun carrier. Several shots of cortege moving out of Parliament grounds, through Ottawa streets, to Ottawa basilica. Shots of sailors pulling gun carrier, soldiers marching, spectators lining route, riderless horse. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of four jets flying by in salute. TILT DOWN basilica to cortege arriving, soldier shouting command. (00/03/1967)


Excerpt from
Funeral of Governor General Georges Vanier
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio