STK-ID 7413

New Jet Engine Plant (Malton, Ontario, 30/09/1952): shot of Crawford Gordon, President of Avro, welcoming visitors on official platform. Shot of Clarence Decatur Howe following at microphone. Two shots of Sir Roy Dobson, founder of AV Roe and Air Marshal Wilf Curtis. Various shots of dais, of Royal Canadian Air Force officers, of audience of men filling frame. TILT DOWN from Red Ensign flag to dais as CD Howe declares plant officially open. Shots of audience looking up, of fly past of several CF-100's, of an Avro Lancaster. Shot of CF-100 flying past close to camera. PAN of front of Avro plant. CU of name "Avro". Three-shot of Air Marshal Curtis, CD Howe, and Crawford Gordon. MLS of guests entering plant. CU of sign on front lawn.


Excerpt from
Canadian Newsreels
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486