STK-ID 9276

Eleanor Roosevelt Visits Canada (04/03/1949): shot of Great Northern Railway diesel locomotive pulling passenger train past camera, entering Winnipeg Station. Various shots of Eleanor Roosevelt leaving station with consul general Walter Mckinney, entering consul general's home, much snow in evidence, 28 degrees below zero. LAS of facade of Manitoba University, Eleanor Roosevelt arriving with Justice AK Dysart, chancellor of University of Manitoba. Interior shots of special convocation, present, left to right, Mr Parker, US consul general Walter McKinney, Eleanor Roosevelt, lieutenant-governor Roland Fairbairne McWilliams, vice chancellor AHS Gillson and president justice Dysart, Mrs RF McWilliams, CR Smith, mayor Coulter. Shots of ceremony, of vice chancellor Gillson officiating. Cut to reception in Hudson's Bay Company Georgian Room, Eleanor Roosevelt and lieutenant-governor McWilliams chatting, receiving people at B'nai B'rith reception. Receiving line, left to right, Mrs S Oreck, lieutenant-governor McWilliams, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rabbi L Millgrom, Sydney Oreck. Available light shots over audience in Winnipeg Civic Auditorium, platform, speech by Eleanor Roosevelt.


Excerpt from
Eleanor Roosevelt Visits Canada
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain comp b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
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