STK-ID 52140

The official opening of the Montreal Metro: MCUs of people standing in street, watching goings on off frame. Various shots of policemen, spectators, Cardinal Leger walking by the camera, entering into his limousine. CU of cameraman filming while smoking a cigarette. Various interior shots of Berri-UQAM station, people on platform. HAS of train coming in, only one man standing on platform. Cut to large crowd going up stairs. Cut to TV set, mayor Drapeau on it speaking. Interior shot of empty metro car and PAN to crowd on platform. HAS of same, some people looking into cars. Shots of milling VIP's, prime minister Daniel Johnson, mayor Drapeau and Cardinal Leger.


Excerpt from
Chantal : en vrac
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486