STK-ID 11069

Several LASs of flags at half mast. Sequence on Cardinal McGuigan of Toronto and Cardinal Spellman of New York arriving by train with crowd of clergymen. Shots of Cardinal McGuigan and Cardinal Spellman passing by coffin of Cardinal Villeneuve in main aisle inside Basilica of Notre Dame, large attendance can be seen in foreground and background. HALSs of pontifical high mass conducted by Cardinal McGuigan, assisted by archbishops Charbonneau, Robichaud, Murray, Courchesne, Ildebrando Antoniutti. Eyeline shots of Cardinal McGuigan blessing coffin. HASs of zouaves carrying coffin out of Basilica and into charnel house (place where dead bodies are laid temporarily). (25/01/1947)


Excerpt from
Funeral of Cardinal Villeneuve
Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio