STK-ID 12224

Shots of old cannons trained on imaginary enemy, belching flame and smoke as they go off, buildings visible in background in most shots. Dusk shots of cannons being fired. CUs and TILT UPs Martello tower. Shots of sections of Fort Wellington at Prescott, Ontario. CU of hand holding old musket, firing it. Shot of antique pail being filled at antique pump. Shot of cannon firing. MS of ramparts, rusty lock, iron fence, barracks visible in background. MS of iron plaque re Fort George. PAN of top of palisade of Fort George to wooden sentry box. BOATING SHOT past Martello towers of Fort Henry. PAN of Fort Henry from water. Various shots of walls of Fort Henry, towers at river's edge. MSs, CUs of ducks, swans floating about in Point Pelee National Park. CUs of tightly packed duckling floating about. Sequence showing abandoned log cabins, log church in Peace River settlement, man building frame cabin, chopping down small trees.


Excerpt from
Highways of Canada
Prescott, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Peace River (city), Kingston (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio