STK-ID 20837

Canal Chambly (Hundredth anniversary of the Chambly Canal): TILT DOWN on historic Saint-Jean Church. FOLLOW SHOT of a few nuns with umbrellas walking past the camera; two men doing likewise. Cut to statue of clergymen in front of church. Monsignor Anasthase Forget and two clergymen go up steps of rectory past the camera. Cut to two-shot of René L'Heureux, superintendant of the Chambly Canal, and another man posing. TILT UP to church steeple. Various shots of ceremony, flag-bedecked ship, crowd of spectators, many VIP's. Recreation of arrival of colonists, Indigenous people. Speeches of JE Michaud, Minister of Transport and others. (00/10/1943)


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 43
South shore of Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm print b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486