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  • Short Summary

    Viscount Alexander opens Canada's 70th National Exhibition in Toronto.

  • Description

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    MS. Governor General of Canada, Viscount Harold Alexander, arriving with another man to open 70th Canadian National Exhibition. Viscount Alexander in military uniform. GV. Crowds protecting themselves from sun. CU. Head and shoulders shot of Viscount Alexander. CU. His finger pressing button, which raises Union Jack to signal the opening of the exhibition. LS. The flag being raised. LS. Military band leading parade of troops. MS. Archway, pan down to back view of troops marching beneath. MS. Towards, naval contingent. LS. Crowds in stand looking down on parade. MS. Girls band marching towards. SCU. Drum major performing Russian dance. MS. Crowded stand. MS. Railway trucks passing. LMS. Veterans carrying standards in procession. SCU. General H. D. G. Crerar, Commander-in-Chief 1st Canadian Army, saluting. MS. Veterans with flags marching past. LS. Planes flying overhead. SCU. Man looking up at sky. LS. Elevated shot from stand, of parade.

    (Mute. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 08/09/1949.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:49:00 / 01:31:53:00
    UN 2177 C

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