STK-ID 41576

America's heritage: The Capitol: TRAVELLING SHOT towards the Capitol. Various shots from different angles of the Capitol. Interior shots of various offices, men sitting at desk. Interior shots of House of Representatives. Exterior shot of buildings , Supreme Court. Various MCUs of name plates on doors. Short sequence on electric train used to convey people about in the huge building. Interior shot of foreign relation committee room, committee deliberating. HAS of another meeting room. CU of vice-presidential seat, cut to Richard M Nixon going to main desk, calling a meeting to order (behind camera). Shot of presidential suite. Shot of paintings of past presidents. More exterior shots of Capitol building. MCS of statue at very top of dome. Interior shot of room formerly occupied by the senate, and by the Supreme Court. Several MCUs of busts of former presidents, of statues of famous men. Shot of visitors looking about. TILT UP inside Capitol dome. TILT DOWN from very top to vertical HAS of floor below. Exterior views of Capitol, of Capitol at night.


Excerpt from
Canada - US Relations
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio