STK-ID 37791

LS of Halifax, water in foreground. MLS of lighthouse on hill. PAN along Halifax bridge. Sequence on opening parade of Nova Scotia Highland Games, pipers. CSs of drum major, pipers on trollope and summer streets. Brief profile shot of Lieutenant Governor Henry P. MacKeen and wife. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of four navy helicopters and four navy planes flying past. MS of master of ceremonies Lester J. Page. Shots of speakers including acting Premier George Isaac Smith, Sir Fitzroy Maclean, RA Donahoe, Committee chairman HO Mills, representative of Federal Centennial Commission, Lieutenant Governor MacKeen. MLS PAN of massed hands playing. Shot of pipers marching past camera. LAS of single piper playing on stage. Shot of piper's foot tapping measure. Various shots of field events including long jump, caber tossing, hammer throw. Shots of girls' pipe band playing. CUs of drummer, drum. Shots of womens' foot race, of javelin throw. FOLLOW CS of thrower. Shot of javelin landing on point. Shot of hammer throw over high bar. Shots of men's foot race, including FOLLOW CU. Shots of men throwing discus. MS PAN of prizes on table. Shots of athlete receiving prizes. Shot of closing parade, piers, some floats, massed bands playing on field. (00/08/1967)


Excerpt from
Nova Scotia Highland Games/Les Fêtes écossaises de la Nouvelle-Écosse
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