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Air Canada at Expo

Accession number: 
Production Years: 
1966 to 1967


Film Properties: 
Length (feet): 
553 (16mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm, VHS.
"Construction and opening of the Air Canada Pavilion at Expo 67. The president of Air Canada, G.R. McGregor, operates a power shovel in the ground breaking ceremony. A group of Air Canada, City of Montreal, and Expo officials gather and speak in to the mike of a walkie-talkie. G.R. McGregor speaks, Mayor Drapeau says a few words, and Robert F. Shaw does likewise. Sequences on construction of the pavilion. At the gala opening, Mr. Charpentier presents the certificate of occupancy to Mr. R. McInnis, vice president of public relations. Mr. McCloud describes the Pavilion to the assembled guests and talks about the exhibits to be found there. Sequences on places served by Air Canada, notably London and Paris, with tourist-oriented shots of the two cities. Final sequence on a tour of Expo 67, pavilions, crowds, etc. Camera rides mini-rail here and there and through the US geodesic pavilion."