STK-ID 8260

Shots of cadets drawn up on tarmac of airport. LS of battery firing salute, of Royal Canadian Air Force comet taxiing by. Shots of President Charles de Gaulle of France in civies stepping off plane, being greeted, inspecting cadets. Rapid TRAVELLING SHOT of Dorchester Street (Rene-Levesque Boulevard) in Montreal, of spectators. TILT DOWN from very top of city hall to crowd, flags. Various shots of crowds, mounted Montreal police, of motorcarde arriving. Sequence showing ceremony at war memorial in Dominion Square, of crowd, police, of wreath deposited at foot of monument, of sailor, soldier flanking monument. Shot of de Gaulle walking past people with party, inspecting detachment of Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps, laying wreath at foot of monument. TRAVELLING SHOT of police holding back crowd.


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