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[Title: "Lancement du Fort Albany" (The launching of the "Fort Albany")] (10,000 ton freighter): PAN from scaffolding to the "Fort Albany" still on the ways at Lauzon, Quebec. HAS TILT DOWN along prow to launching stand, dignitaries assembled there. HAS of group, civilians, military officers, Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables. Shots of men dressed as General Wolfe and General Montcalm and women dressed in period costumes arriving. Wife of Roméo Pérusse arrives to launch the ship. Blessing of the ship by Monsignor Elias Roy. Wife of Roméo Pérusse releases champagne bottle which smashes against the hull of "Fort Albany" ship. Shot of ship sliding down ways. Intercut with shots of people cheering.


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Reportages nº 33
National Film Board
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