• Short Summary

    Louis St. Laurent takes over Premiership of Canada from Mackenzie King.

  • Description

    Ottawa, Canada.

    LMS. Car drawing up outside Government House in Ottawa. SCU. Prime Minister of Canada, Mackenzie King, steps out of car. MS. Car pulling to entrance to Government House. MS. Louis St. Laurent, who is to take over the Premiership from Mackenize King, steps out of car. CU. Canadian Mountie saluting. MS. Back shot of new Prime Minister St. Laurent with Canadian Mountie. MS. Mackenzie King, St. Laurent and Governor General of Canada Viscount Harold Alexander, entering room. MS. St. Laurent, Viscount Alexander and Mackenzie King posing for camera. CU. St. Laurent, pan to Viscount Alexander then to Mackenzie King. MS. Mackenzie King and Viscount Alexander shake hands CU. St. Laurent speaking - natural sound. He is making pledge in taking new office.

    (Comb.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2236.17
    Media URN:
    74438
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:12:00 / 01:57:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 2034 C

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