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[Title: "Fête de Dollard" (Dollard Day)] Sequence on church service, mass, in open air. H/Major Jean-Charles Beaudin officiating; cadets, members of the Régiment de Châteauguay are also in attendance. Cadet band provides the music. PAN from small pleasure boats on Lafontaine Park Lake, an excursion boat colliding with a rowboat, to marching sailors. Cut to soldiers parading, and to Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables parading. Cut to small boy in RCMP uniform; equally small girl. Shots of troops and civilians around monument of Dollard des Ormeaux. Shots of Major-general TL Tremblay taking the salute. Cut to CU of Mayor Adhémar Raynault. CU two-shot of Air Vice-Marshal Lucien de Niverville and an unidentified naval officer. MLS of wreath being laid at the foot of the monument. Marines fire a gun salute with their rifles. LS, MS of Major-general TL Tremblay making a speech, calling out names of famous French Canadian soldiers. The last one called is that of Lieutenant-Colonel Dollard Ménard. He steps out of rank as did the others who were called. Profile CU of Colonel Ménard. [End title]


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Reportages nº 33
Plateau Mont-Royal (Montreal)
National Film Board
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