STK-ID 72394

Various shots of Man and His World in Montreal. ESTABLISHING SHOTs of islands forming Man and His World, where Expo 67 was held. Group of visitors advances toward camera. Elevated monorail passes behind, with helicopter flying overhead. Several pavilions, including Poland's, United Kingdom's, Belgium's and Ireland's, can be recognized, along with City of Montreal's aquatic complex. Camera lingers on former United States pavilion, now converted into Biosphere, with its fountain, long escalators crammed with people, pond with pelican and ducks. Monorail enters pavilion and stops. Several bird species, including parrots and flamingos, live in its aviary. Collection of classic cars with each presented in its appropriate place and time period. People fishing at edge of pond. Boy catches small fish, which he holds up proudly at end of line. Another boy wins fishing competition and is presented trophy by officials, including two young hostesses. Large audience sitting on shore watches and applauds various water-skiing tricks. Small train full of passengers makes its way through wandering crowd, including man with long cigar. Young woman adjusts hat of young man holding balloon in right hand and apple which he bites into in left hand. Crowds of people line up for the numerous rides. Others play on waterslides. ESTABLISHING SHOT of La Ronde with giant Ferris wheel.


Excerpt from
Man and His World: Expo 67
Ile Notre-Dame (Montreal)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm color print
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080