STK-ID 37395

MLS of upper part of Peace Tower in Ottawa. Vertical LAS of Peace Tower. PAN of group of dignitaries including Mayor Jean Drapeau of Montreal, Mitchell Sharpe, Gérard Lévesque and Robert Shaw. Walking shot along row of Royal Military College cadets lining main avenue. Shots of RMC band playing. ELS of platoon of runners coming down steps of Center Block, running past camera with Centennial flame. Various shots of runners on Lakeshore Road in Dorval, of man relaying torch to companion. MLS of concrete Expo 67 sign on Île Notre-Dame. Shot of runners arriving. HALS of dais, dignitary doing speech, others sitting on dais behind him. Shot of Expo 67 flame burning in background, sign re 730 days until Expo 67 opening. Closer shot of dais, of Robert Shaw speaking, of Mayor Drapeau speaking. MLS of Expo 67 flag. Shot of military band playing. LAMS of burning centennial flame. MLS of flags of participating nations.


Excerpt from
Expo '67 Countdown Ceremonies
Dorval (city), Ile Notre-Dame (Montreal), Ottawa
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080