STK-ID 16410

Shots of flags and banners floating on building fronts and over street in Saint-John's. Sequence on presentation of colours to Air Cadet squadrons: 515 Atlantic, 508 Caribou, 510 Lion's, 514 Feildian, by Newfoundland Premier Joseph Smallwood after colours have been blessed by Canon Howitt; stong wind make flags difficult to manage. Shots of cadets marching, Premier Smallwood taking the salute. GROUND TO AIR sequence on air show by US Air Force F-80's and Canadian Air Force transport aircrafts, including shots of spectators on air base grounds. Darkish HASs of dancing in streets. HALSs of four warships in Saint-John's harbour, showing one American ship, one French and two Canadians. Shots include sailors of each Navy. (29/06/1950)


Excerpt from
Newfoundland Day (6360)
St. John's (Nfld)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio