Sequence showing part of Quebec City Harbour, freighters, part of skyline with Chateau Frontenac, period ship "Queen Victoria" sailing in, overcast skies. Shot of wake of camera ship, TILT UP to Quebec skyline. Long sequence showing vintage caleches moving through glistening Quebec City streets, arriving at harbour, men in period costumes representing Fathers of Confederation getting off caleches, boarding "Queen Victoria", shaking hands, chatting with captain, sailors busying themselves with various tasks. Shots of "Queen Victoria", of yard arm, Chateau Frontenac in distant background, of sailors climbing ratlines, of bow and gilded name. Shots of caleches bringing Fathers of Confederation to shipside. Various CUs of actors playing parts of Fathers of Confederation. Several shots of "Queen Victoria" preparing to sail, of sailors at work, of ship on her way.