STK-ID 37578

Sequence on Place d'Accueil, and on group of young people visiting. Shot of Compagnie Franche de la Marine drawn up decoratively. Several shots of visitors arriving, milling about, sitting, applauding as dignitaries arrive. Shots of dignitaries: Pierre Dupuy, Lucien Saulnier, Mayor Jean Drapeau arriving. Speeches by Saulnier and others, applause from listening youngsters. Several views of young representatives in front of a large map of Canada pinning small emblems on map. Sequence on Les Grands Ballets Canadiens putting on performance outdoors. LS of Montreal skyline, framework of Place d'Accueil roof in upper foreground, Maple Leaf flag flying. Front view of Russian liner "Alexander Pushkin". Cut to name. Shipboard sequence on Pierre Dupuy, Ambassador Ivan Shepdko and others signing agreement for USSR participation in Expo '67. Shots of exchange of gifts between the above mentioned and the captain of the Alexander Pushkin. Shot of sign announcing deadline in 365 days.


Excerpt from
Expo '67 - April '66
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486