STK-ID 36652

Several MSs of youngsters waving flags, shouting, pipeband marching by, soldier, woman handing out tiny Union Jacks, many Scouts and Cubs present. Shots of Royal Canadian Air Force honour guard marching in. Brief MLS of President John F Kennedy of United States stepping out of plane. Shots of party walking in hangar, of honour guard presenting arms, of people standing for anthem. Shots of Jacqueline Kennedy walking with army officer, crowd snapping pictures. MLS of veterans carrying flags, marching in single file past cenotaph in Confederation Square. MLS of news cameraman shooting, crowd in background. Sequence on presidential couple and vice-regal couple at Government House, shaking hands, strolling on grounds. Shot of Pauline Vanier and Jackie Kennedy posing together.


Excerpt from
Visit to Ottawa of President Kennedy
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486