STK-ID 8392

MSs of Royal Canadian Mounted Police pallbearers removing John Diefenbaker's casket from hearse and carrying it on their shoulders into Christ Church Cathedral for state funeral ceremony. LAMS of the spire of the cathedral, TILT DOWN to MS of the entrance to the cathedral and mourners lining the path to the entrance. MS and CS of mourners including several well-known political figures (Joe Clark and Pierre Trudeau) walking towards entrance. LAMS of cathedral spire, TILT DOWN to MS of entrance and mourners led by clergymen exiting. ZOOM IN to CS of a crucifix being held up by clergyman. Various shots of artillery pieces being used to fire a final salute to John Diefenbaker following his funeral. Several shots from different angles of Diefenbaker's casket being bourne out of Christ Church Cathedral by RCMP pall bearers and placed in a hearse. Various shots of clergy and mourners outside the cathedral.

DETAILS

Excerpt from
"Dief"
Location
Ottawa
Year
1979
Collection
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
4/3