STK-ID 6998

AERIAL SHOTs of Churchill Falls, river, bridges. Shot of bridge spanning river, Centennial flags and turbulent river. Sequence on Premier Joseph Smallwood of Newfoundland sporting safety helmet arriving, speaking and cutting ribbon. Shots of various dignitaries walking about including Smallwood, Winston Churchill, grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, Jean-Claude Lessard, president of Hydro-Quebec and Donald Gordon. Sequence on various VIP's speaking from dais, mounted police, spectators. Shot of Robert Winter speaking. Shots of Premier Smallwood chatting with workers at site. Shots of VIP's on observation platform, of falls from platform, of plaque re Hamilton Falls (17/17/1967).


Excerpt from
Ground Breaking Ceremonies at Churchill Falls Power Project / Inauguration des travaux d'aménagement des chutes Churchill
Churchill Falls (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio