STK-ID 33509

CUs and MSs of French Army guard of honour presenting arms. Shot of official car moving into frame, Prime Minister Louis Saint-Laurent getting out. Rear shot of dignitaries, soldiers, shaking hands with Saint-Laurent. MS of two Canadian airmen flanking large wreath at base of monument. LACU of elderly French soldier in uniform, saluting. Shot of Saint-Laurent inspecting guard of honour, depositing wreath with help of two Canadian airmen. Front MS of Louis Saint-Laurent, head bowed, praying, TILT DOWN to wreath and flame on monument of the unknown soldier at Arch of Triumph. TILT UP to Saint-Laurent, crowd in background. CUs of Saint-Laurent signing guest book, of dignitary signing, shaking hands. CU to MS of line of French Army drummers drumming. CU of flowers, of ribbon on wreath. LAS of Arch of Triumph, TILT DOWN to soldiers parading, traffic speeding by in foreground. Shots of crowd at airport, Prime Minister's Royal Canadian Air Force Northstar taxiing ahead. Shot of Saint-Laurent coming down, shaking everybody's hand. Shots of crowd, army officers, dignitaries and honoured guest milling around. MLS of Arch of Triumph, traffic. (00/02/1954)


Excerpt from
Prime Minister Saint-Laurent in France
Paris (France)
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080