STK-ID 35849

During the celebrations for the 300th anniversary of the Hudson's Bay Company in Manitoba, July 1970: MLS to ZOOM IN, ZOOM OUT of a paddlewheeler boat passing by. Various shots of tourists sitting on the grass along the river shore. HASs of VIPs walking towards the camera with people lined up, of the Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Elliott Trudeau waving a hand to the crowd. MCS of Prime Minister Trudeau stopping and talking to a group of persons before getting on the paddlewheeler boat. MS of the boat, of guests getting on. PAN to a crowd lined up along the shore, watching. PAN back to the boat. MCSs of other VIPs walking towards the boat. CS of a flag, to MCSs of people on the boat. MS to MLS of a small motorboat driving away. Shots of the crowd and of people on the boat. CS of a man’s hands undoing the rope of the anchor followed by MCSs of people on boat, of the boat moving away. MCS of the back of the paddlewheeler boat, small motorboats passing by. MS of a group of people seated on a ceremony platform with flags of different countries in the background, PAN and ZOOM IN on Prime Minister Trudeau at a podium giving a plaque, of the person receiving the plaque and giving a speech (silent stock). Various shots of the crowd, intercut with shots of balloons rising up in the sky. MS of the guests standing up, applauding. Shots of the crowd behind guards, of Prime Minister Trudeau and guests leaving the ceremony, of the crowd lined up waving flags. MLS of the paddlewheeler boat moving away. LS to ZOOM IN on the boat.


Excerpt from
The Other Side of the Ledger: An Indian View of the Hudson's Bay Company
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Born Digital, ProRes
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
2048x1556, 1920 x 1080