STK-ID 21165

Opening of Saint Joan of Arc barracks (00/06/1944): two Union Jacks flying in the wind, Brigadier Blais reading address, Canadian Women's Army Corps on parade. CU of the face of Blais as he speaks. Cut to CWACs and military officers watching from the sidelines. CU of Brigadier Blais cutting the ribbon. Shot of the gate, the sign "Joan of Arc Barracks - Casernes Jeanne D'Arc". Military dignitaries walk by the camera towards the barracks. Honourable Major Emile Turmel and Honourable Captain Fortin bless the new barracks. Various shots of members of the Canadian Women's Army Corps and of male officers visiting the barracks, chatting, posing together. Civilians are also included in the visiting party. Various shots of kitchen, dining room. HAS PAN of barracks, some Quebec City buildings visible in the background.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 71
Quebec City
National Film Board
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