STK-ID 5688

Avro jetliner (00/04/1950): shot of jetliner and cut to loading of mail. People posing: Don Rogers (pilot of plane), W McLean (Postmaster General of Ontario). Shots of newsmen round plane, crew and passengers. Group shot of Rogers, B Baker (flight engineer), Mike Cooper-Slipper (assistant chief test pilot). CUs of Toronto mayor McCallum wearing feathers, lighting a "peace pipe". Group view of McCallum, Rogers and women from different nations holding huge scroll inviting Mayor O'Dwer of New York to trade fair. CS of scroll. Shots of women, of McCallum, customs officer, members of crew, of crew emplaning and of plane taxing for take off.


Excerpt from
Canadian Newsreels - ASN (Canada-US Relations)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486