STK-ID 30813

Sequence showing Fathers of Confederation arriving at Confederation Building in Charlottetown, spectators. Sequence on "Queen Victoria" arriving in Charlottetown Harbour. Telephoto shots of ship heading for camera, sailboats with colorful sails moving about. Shots of spectators on dock watching, taking pictures. CUs of ship, of name. MSs of ship. Sequence on army band in red tunics playing on dock. Shots of "The Fathers of Confederation" arriving by rowboat from ship moored some distance away, climbing onto pier to the applause of spectators. CUs of girl. Shots of Fathers of Confederation riding carriages, arriving at Government House. CUs of picture of original "Fathers" to FRONT FOCUS on arriving at Government House. Various shots of actors posing in same position as original in picture. Shots of Premier Joseph Smallwood of Newfoundland mingling with "Fathers". Several CUs of actors playing parts of "Fathers", some are quite well-known. Sequence on Fathers of Confederation taking to rowboats from ship, rowing to pier. BOATING SHOTs of "Fathers" approaching pier, spectators on hand, climbing onto pier. Shots of "Fathers" riding carriages past spectators, arriving at Prince Edward Island Legislature. Shots of young men climbing onto Boer War Monument to have a view of the scene.


Excerpt from
The Hundredth Summer
National Film Board
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Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
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Available resolutions
1920 x 1080