STK-ID 37890

HAS of Place des Nations, crowd in lower foreground. Shots of Mayor Jean Drapeau speaking. HAS of Jan-Albert Goris, president of the College of Commissioners General, speaking. Shot of Goris speaking (composite sound). HAS of audience. Shot of Premier Daniel Johnson speaking. Shot of Cardinal Paul Emile Leger listening. Shot of audience listening, one man yawning. Shots of Prime Minister Lester B Pearson speaking (sound, 67-C-22-2-SD-02). HAS over audience. PAN to LS of Pearson speaking. Static shot over audience applauding. HAS over audience rising, PAN to Governor General Roland Michener walking to tribune, beginning speech (sound, 67-C-22-2-SD-03). Shots Governor General Michener speaking (composite sound). MLS of air force fanfare. HAS of runners moving through crowd towards dais. Closer shot of torch carrier running. Shot of Pierre Dupuy standing with Mayor Drapeau, Premier Johnson, calling off names of nations (sound, 67-C-22-2-SD-03). Shot of Scouts hoisting flag, hostesses standing by. Shot of flags, one flag being hoisted. MLS of dignitaries lighting Expo '67 flame. Shot of Governor General declaring Expo open (composite sound). Shot of Canadian flag, other flags, ZOOM OUT to LS of flags, PAN to dais. LAS of massed flags, flag poles, sun flashing through. Shot of Expo flame. Shot of day fireworks. Full frame shot of Expo '67 flag. (00/04/1967)


Excerpt from
Official Inauguration of Expo '67
National Film Board
Available formats
1/4" Magnetic Sound, Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
Magnetic sound 1/4 inch tape/ non sync, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080