STK-ID 6047

First Canadian Pacific Airlines polar flight (06/06/1955): CSs of Mayor Fred Hume of Vancouver handing statuette to CP Air President Grant McConachie for transmission to Amsterdam Burgomaster. CSs of of Netherlands Trade Commissioner Vincent Chapin handing over crest of Amsterdam to be mounted on aircraft "Empress of Amsterdam". CSs of men talking, shaking hands. Shots of passengers boarding plane, waving, cut to CSs of crowd at gate waving back. LACS of pilot waving from cockpit window, PAN to LACS of plane's name (Empress of Amsterdam). Shots of plane starting, taxiing and taking off by camera.


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