STK-ID 38343

MSs, CS of signs on which are written "Colombo-Plan-Conference" and "Delegates Report Here". Various shots of men from an Asiatic delegation deplaning on Victoria airstrip and walking into airport building, of them walking out of it and entering a car. MSs of other Asiatic delegates outside airport building waiting for a car, of car arriving with a "consul" registration plate in evidence on it, of delegates entering car. MS of a group of delegates putting luggages in a car trunk and discussing together. MLS, MS of an Air Canada aircraft moving on runway and parking. MCS of two delegates walking on airstrip into airport building, people walking down plane's stairway in background. MS of them leaving building and entering a car with shot of the "Colombo-Plan-Conference" sign in car window, of them leaving. Several shots from different angles of a band playing music in front of the British Columbia legislature parliament in Victoria, of Royal Canadian Mounted policemen standing in stairs with some delegates of the Colombo Conference arriving in cars and entering building. Several shots from different angles at the opening ceremony of the 20th meeting of the consultative committee of the Colombo Plan of delegates entering room in parliament, standing at their seats, meeting and talking together, of a man talking into a microphone with shots of delegates listening to him including one shot of men recording conference on tapes. Backview shot of a woman delegate from Singapore talking to the assistance, of a delegate from Australia doing same, of the previous man talking into microphone and the secretary-general Mr Hadmen shaking hands with delegates, of them leaving the room.


Excerpt from
Planning Prosperity Together
Victoria (British Columbia)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio