STK-ID 21557

[Title: Cadets de la marine] (Champlain Navy Cadet Camp): long BOATING SHOT of Champlain Camp near Trois-Rivières. Cut to cadet blowing reveille. Sequence of CUs of cadets washing up at pump. Shot of cadet blowing bugle. Sequence on morning parade, cadets on parade, flag being hoisted. Champlain Father Onesime Pouliot addresses the boys who then break off and run for the tents. After reading orders on the bulletin board, a few cadets go on sick parade. Camp Commandant, Lieutenant Maurice Gagnon inspects the tents. Various shots of drilling, semaphore practice, clothes washing in the river. Sequence on swimming interlude. Cadets then line up for chow on the double, cadets getting their food. Shots of cadets washing their own plates and utensils. Sequence on launching of boat, rowing to small training ship at anchor off shore. Sequence on shipboard routine, hauling up anchor, getting various instructions on navigation, on gauging speed of vessel, tying knots, swabbing the deck. Various CUs of faces of cadets, of hands. Ships and boats can be seen in background in latter part of sequence as training vessel nears Trois-Rivières. Return sequence and shots of rowing back to the camp where the seagoing cadets are met by land based cadets. Shots of bugler blowing as flag is brought down. [End title]


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 39
National Film Board
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