STK-ID 8259

MCS of prime minister John Diefenbaker, President Charles de Gaulle of France and governor general Georges Vanier posing for camera. Shot of honour guard of Guards Regiment, of de Gaulle inspecting guards. Shot of de Gaulle depositing wreath at war memorial, Diefenbaker and other officials standing by. Shot of de Gaulle inspecting platoon of veterans. LAS of tricolor flag, Parliament Buildings in background. Shots of de Gaulle, Diefenbaker and assorted officials walking by camera, shaking hands, planting symbolic tree. LS and MS of French Embassy on Sussex Drive. Shot of de Gaulle, Diefenbaker, governor general Vanier and their wives posing in gala evening dress. Various shots of formal banquet at the embassy, of reception line. LSs of embassy from across Sussex Drive, of ice breaking up on Ottawa River, PAN to embassy. Various MCSs of governor general Vanier and wife arriving. MCSs of de Gaulle, Diefenbaker, Vanier and wives shaking hands in reception line. Shots of banquet. CU of portrait of governor general Willingdon.


Excerpt from
De Gaulle in Canada
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital BĂ©tacam
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486