STK-ID 32830

AERIAL SHOTs of Churchill Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador. Ground shots of Churchill River, rapids, PANs to bridge. Shot of bridge from road level, Canadian Centennial Flags 1867-1967 flying in the distance. HAS from bridge, rough river beyond. Shots of group of dignitaries, including Premier Joseph (Joey) Smallwood of Newfoundland sporting shiny construction helmet, approaching podium, speaking, walking about with Winston Churchill Jr., grandson of the Winston Churchill, chatting with Jean-Claude Lessard, president of Hydro-Quebec. Shots of invited guests sitting on chairs in field, mounted police standing guard about, Donald Gordon standing on dais. Shot of Centennial Flags, TILT DOWN to Winston Churchill Jr. speaking on dais. Various MLSs of audience, dais, Churchill speaking. MS of Robert Winters speaking. Shots of Joey Smallwood speaking on dais, of Smallwood and Gordon. Shot of dignitaries, Smallwood prominent, standing at edge of falls, of Churchill River and falls, of plaque re Hamilton Falls. (17/07/1967)


Excerpt from
Ground Breaking Ceremonies at Churchill Falls Power Project / Inauguration des travaux d'aménagement des chutes Churchill
Churchill Falls (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080