STK-ID 5827

Series of GROUND TO AIR ELSs showing squadron of aircraft in flight, one plane leaves squadron and flies low over Parliament Buildings. Full frame HAS over crowd waving. MCS of Mayor Balharrie of Ottawa greeting Charles A Lindbergh, "Spirit of Saint Louis" in background. CU of Sir Henry Thornton, President of CNR handing pass to Lindbergh. Sequence showing Lindbergh getting into car, moving away followed by mounted Royal Canadian Mounted Police escort. TRAVELLING sequence on motorcade moving down street, shot from head car; camera car in seen in one shot. Large crowd lines route. Sequence showing Lindbergh and dignitaries walking past camera on their way to Parliament Hill, Honourable William Philip, US Ambassador to Canada, presenting Lindbergh, Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King giving welcoming speech and Lindbergh answering. Shots intercut with full frame views of crowd. LA PAN of crowd in grandstand in Lansdown Park. Shots of Lindbergh arriving with Mackenzie King, standing on dais while being introduced to crowd. Sequence at Rideau Hall showing Lindbergh posing with Governor General Willingdon and party, Willingdon congratulating Lindbergh. Sequence on Lindbergh visiting Jubilee races on Ottawa River showing CUs of Lindbergh and officials, various shots of 8-oar shells races, shots of Lindbergh awarding medals to winners and leaving in car with Mackenzie King. [titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Canada's Diamond Jubilee
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486