STK-ID 7484

Shot of Charles Lindbergh's plane (not the Spirit of Saint Louis) coming in for landing on Ottawa River. Shot of Colonel H McNider and wife, United States Ambassador to Canada, Wing Commander AE Godfrey, Commanding Officer at Rockliffe, Wing Commander CO Johnson, acting Director of Civil Aviation and JR Wilson, Controller of Civil Aviation meeting Charles Lindbergh and wife as their plane taxis towards shore. Shot of Lindbergh and wife being escorted by dignitaries, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and what are probably newsmen, to the official car. Shot of Lindbergh and wife stepping out of their plane at Moose Factory, Ontario, chatting with a small group of dignitaries and officers. Shot of Mrs Lindbergh climbing to her seat, plane taxiing away and taking off. Shot of plane flying close to dock and camera. (30/07/1931) [Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Colonel and Mrs Lindbergh Visit Ottawa
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486