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  • Short Summary

    Vincent Massey retires as Canadian Governor General, Major Georges Vanier takes over.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Vincent Massey retires after 7 and a half years as Canada's Governor General and Major General Georges Phileas Vanier takes over, Ottawa, Canada.

    MS Massey shaking hands with dignitaries on train platform. CU Prime Minister John Diefenbaker. CU Massey climbing aboard train. MS Massey waving. LS Mr. and Mrs. Diefenbaker standing on station platform. LS Massey waving as train moves out of station. LS Parliament building. Various shots Massey wearing uniform entering Parliament building. High angle shot of people inside Senate Chamber of Parliament building. MS interior of people seated. CU Diefenbaker seated. Various shots of Massey. CU crowd. LS Vincent Massey coming down steps of building. MS General Vanier and wife seated in open car, he takes a general salute.

    Date on dope sheet is September 1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2744.03
    Media URN:
    80804
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:41:00 / 01:09:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 3261 C

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