STK-ID 5830

HAS over huge crowd on Parliament Hill, TILT UP Peace Tower to clock. Low level AERIAL SHOT over Parliament Hill showing huge crowd. MS of horse-drawn state landau, Governor general Willingdon in gala uniform stepping off. Shots of Willingdon, in civilian clothes, laying Confederation Building cornerstone, dedicating Jubilee Carillon in Peace Tower, including TILT UP to LAS of Peace Tower. Shot of Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King delivering speech. HAS of the Galadstone Club's runners arriving in Ottawa after 286 mile run from Toronto. HASs of women of the Ottawa Centenary Choir singing, of Guard of Honour, of float parade in street. AIR TO AIR SHOTs of Charles A Lindbergh's "Spirit of Saint Louis" flying over fields, of Canadian Air Force plane flying to meet Lindbergh. Sequence showing plane taxiing on field, Lindbergh coming off and posing in front of plane. MS of Lindbergh delivering speech in Ottawa. Full frame HAS of crowd waving. [titles interspersed]


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