STK-ID 38144

Various shots of arrival of Compagnie Franche de la Marine detachment, inspection, gun salute, at Place des Nations. Shot of Expo '67 logos, pigeons flying off in alarm at rifle blasts. Various shots of arrival of VIP's, of Commissioner General of Expo '67 Pierre Dupuy and Secretary General of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Thorkil Kristensen, of speech by Pierre Dupuy, by Kristensen. Sequence on symbolic presentation of collections of OECD books by Kristensen to Sir George William University, represented by Principal Robert Rae, to University of Montreal, represented by Secretary General Leon Lortie, and to McGill University, represented by Dean HD Woods. Shot of VIP's posing for camera. TILT DOWN flags of member countries in Place des Nations to hostesses holding flags. MLS, MS of OECD Pavilion, people walking by in foreground. Various interior shots of signs, of people reading books. TILT DOWN thematic pavilion on Ile Sainte-Helene to crowd. Shot of sign re Man and the Polar Regions. Shots of crowd waiting. Shots of Pierre Dupuy, Thorkil Kristensen arriving with party, being greeted, entering pavilion. Various shots of interior of Man and Polar Regions Pavilion, Kristensen and others visiting. TILT DOWN large Inuit mural to visitors, TILT UP. Shot of mural, silhouettes of people in front. Shots of electric display in Man and Health Pavilion. (00/09/1967)


Excerpt from
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Day at Expo '67
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