• Short Summary

    Canadian Parliament is opened by the Governor General.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Ottawa, Canada. Canadian voiceovered newsreel material.

    LV Tower of the Canadian Houses of Parliament, Ottawa.

    Exterior MV Viscount Harold Alexander, Governor General and wife walking up steps. CU He shakes hands with Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent.

    Pan of Black Rod. MV He knocks on door of House of Commons. MV Members sitting down. MV Sergeant at Arms carries mace towards Senate Chamber.

    LV Entering Senate Chamber. Elev. shot looking down on Senate Chamber.

    MV Members listening. LV & CU Lord Alexander sitting on throne reading. CU. MacKenzie King.

    Top shot procession coming out of Chamber.

    Possibly connected with 49/11 - MD.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1526.28
    Media URN:
    59892
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:12:00 / 01:33:00:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 050 L

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