STK-ID 33398

ZOOM OUT from Blackwatch pipe band arriving to include hundred-man guard of honour of 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Regiment (sound). HAMS of arrival of VIP's on dais including Mayor Jean Drapeau, Mr Shaw standing about. HAS of arrival of Governor General Roland Michener and Commissioner General of Expo '67 Pierre Dupuy. Side and front shots of men of Compagnie Franche de la Marine standing guard on steps of Place des Nations. PAN along honour guard to dais and VIP's, ZOOM IN on them, audience standing for anthem (background noise sound). Shot of honour guard presenting arms, PAN to dais. Shot of anthem being sung (sound). Shot of Governor General Michener standing at front of dais, ZOOM OUT from dais, other VIP's standing at attention. HAS of packed crowd in centre section. HAS of honour guard coming out after presenting arms. FOLLOW HAS of Governor General Michener inspecting honour guard. HA PAN over crowd to Governor General inspecting. PAN of VIP's on dais. MLS of forest of flag poles, navy detachment at attention, ZOOM IN on Ghana's flag being hauled down. ZOOM OUT from Congolese flag coming down. Sequence on Governor General Michener presenting gold medals to Commissioner Generals of Canada, Great Britain, France. Shot of USSR flag coming down. Sequence on flags being hauled down. Shot of dais, dignitaries applauding. Shot of Prime Minister Lester B Pearson presenting silver medals to private pavilion representatives. (background sounds, army commands, music, presentations of medals on 67-C-22-20-SD-01). (00/10/1967)


Excerpt from
Closing of Expo 67
National Film Board
Available formats
1/4" Magnetic Sound, Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080