STK-ID 5280

LS PAN from Johns-Manville asbestos plant to the new asbestos mill. Various shots from various angles of asbestos mill building. Shots of vip's arriving at new asbestos plant including Karl Lindell, Vice President of Johns-Manville and Leslie Cassidy, chairman of the Board, Premier Maurice Duplessis. Exterior LASs along conveyors linking plant buildings. Shots of Monsignor Cabana, Archbishop of Sherbrooke, dedicating new mill. Adrian R Fisher, President of John-Manville delivering speech, including incidental shots of guests. Shots of Premier Duplessis speaking, then pressing button to put mill into operation. CU of hand pressing button. Several shots of dignitaries including Maurice Duplessis visiting new asbestos plant. CUs of control panel. Various shots of asbestos fibre being processed as guests look on. Shot of Duplessis and Minister of Mines and Resources JS Bourque watching grading operation, Duplessis reaching out to touch fibres. Shot of box of asbestos on conveyor belt. (01/10/1954)


Excerpt from
Canadian Industrial Expansion
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486