Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in a car for a press conference and returns sitting atop back of rear seat, in Canada
Ottawa Ontario Canada Date:1954, July 1 Duration:2 min 44 sec Sound:NO SOUND
View of Canadian Houses of Parliament. Crowd awaiting arrival of visitors.
Winston Churchill and Anthony Eden arrive in a Cadillac convertible automobile, standing up in the back, waving to the crowd. As they step from the car, they are greeted by the Canadian Premier, Louis St. Laurent. Churchill is smoking a cigar. Brief scene of Sir Anthony Eden descending steps from airplane at Rockliffe Airport, Ottawa on June 29, 1954. Premier St. Laurent escorts Churchill and Eden into the East Block Parliament building. Numerous Royal Canadian Mounted Police in uniform. Churchill and Eden sit at a large conference table along with Sir Archibald Nye, British High Commissioner in Canada, who orders Mounted Police to remove all photographers and reporters from the room. Winston Churchill and Anthony Eden descend steps and enter their car, sitting on the back of the rear seat. They wave to crowd as the car drives away. As they pass the crowds lining the street, Churchill raises his right hand in the famous "V" for victory sign. The are escorted by Royal Canadian Mounted Police, some on motorcycles. Quick view of photographers and reporters recording the event inside the meeting room before being asked to leave by the British High Commissioner, Sir Archibald Nye.
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