STK-ID 7418

Shots of Trade Fair emblem over main entrance at coliseum, of entrance to fair. Canted shot of words "Canadian International Trade Fair", Royal Canadian Mounted Police constable on guard. LAS of television cameras (Famous Players) on top of television truck. Shots of registration booths, visitors registering. Shot of three mounties marching away from camera towards entrance to fair. Shot of Minister of Trade and Commerce CD Howe greeting French Ambassador Hubert Guerin and wife as they arrive to open fair. Shots of opening ceremonies, Ambassador Guerin doing the honours. HAS of crowd listening as Ambassador Guerin speaks. LAS of Glen Bannerman, Canadian Government Exhibition Director, Mayor Hiram McCallum of Toronto, Minister of Industry and Development for Manitoba JS McDiarmid posing as they listen to Ambassador Guerin. Shot of Mrs Guerin, British High Commissioner to Canada Sir Alexander Clutterbuck, and unidentified man listening to Guerin. LAS of facade of coliseum, insignia and flag. Various shots of CD Howe and Hubert Guerin posing with participants at fair, with Glen Bannerman. (01/06/1950)


Excerpt from
Canadian Internationl Trade Fair
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio