STK-ID 6051

Rocket Richard honoured (20/01/1956): CS of Maurice Richard shaking hands with Toronto Mayor Nathan Phillips on occasion of Richard's 500th goal. Various shots of Richard, Phillips, newsmen. CU of Richard receiving sleeve-links from Clarence Campbell. Shot of Canadiens team posing on steps of City Hall. CU of Richard. Sequence on hockey game at Maple Leaf Gardens, Geoffrion scoring, Richard scoring his 502th goal, Olmstead (#15) scoring, interspersed with shots of crowd. CS of the two Richards in the dressing room after the game.


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Canadian Newsreels-ASN (Can.-US Relations)
National Film Board
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Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk
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35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm fine grain b&w
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720 x 486