STK-ID 14639

Family Prayer Crusade (19/10/1948): several shots of banners reading "The Family That Prays Together Stays Together" and other pious slogans. Shot of countryside, motorcade moving towards Regina. Shots of grandstand at exhibition park, of parade moving past camera, band, Children of Mary, cadets, nurses, Knights of Colombus intercut with shots of dignitaries including Lieutenant-governor JM Ulrich, Bishop Philip Pocock, Archbishop Michael O'Neil reviewing parade. Shots of four men carrying statue of Virgin Mary arriving with rest of parade at grandstand, intercut with attendance in stands. MSs and LSs of father Patrick Peyton, Director of "Family Theatre" radio programmes in the United states and Director of the Family Rosary Crusade in Saskatchewan speaking, intercut with attendance in stands, children, nuns. Shots of Lieutenant-governor JM Ulrich speaking, of Bishop Pocock speaking and of Archbishop O'Neil speaking (silent).


Excerpt from
Leduc Oil Well Fire/ Family Prayer Crusade
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486