STK-ID 21104

[Title: "La Corvette "Ville de Québec"] Shots of "HMCS Ville de Québec" in Quebec City Harbour. LAS of sailors on foredeck preparing to moor vessel. Cut to crest of ship and cut to Nazi flag denoting victory over a U-Boat. Two shots of bridge, name of ship. Cut to Captain Coleman giving orders down speaking tube. Quick cuts to pier, of bow of corvette, of Captain Coleman. Shots of sailors pulling hawsers over bollards, slipping snubbers between ship's hull and side of dock. Shots of officer overseeing operation, sailors setting up gangplank, sailors chatting with men on dock. Sequence on roll call on foredeck of corvette, CUs of officers, men. Shot of sailors runming down gangplank on shore leave. Sequence on sailors visiting Quebec City in horse-drawn carriages and by foot, with young women. Sequence on priest celebrating aboard ship. Sequence on march past city hall, inspection by Lucien Borne, Mayor of Quebec, presentation of photo of the ship by Captain Coleman and signing of golden book by the Captain. HAS and level shots of sailors parading, with Captain Gauvreau and Sergeant-lieutenant JP Desloges taking the salute. Sequence on visit aboard corvette by civilians and of a mock action station by the sailors.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 35
Quebec City
National Film Board
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Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
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1920 x 1080