STK-ID 31100

Various shots of train in Quebec City station, president Vincent Auriol of France and party stepping off train, being greeted by lieutenant-governor Gaspard Fauteux of Quebec and premier Maurice Duplessis. Various shots of honour guard of Royal 22nd Regiment, of president Auriol inspecting honour guard. Shot of president Auriol being driven away, waving at crowd. LS of Bois de Coulonge Park. MS of flags over doorway, Auriol and Fauteux coming out to go to Quebec Legislature. LS of Cross of Sacrifice, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Archbishop Maurice Roy. Shot of Royal 22nd Regiment on parade. CUs of RCMP guard, of Royal 22nd guard. Shots of presenting of arms, of dipping of colours. Various shots of Auriol meeting Archbishop Roy, of Auriol in front of Cross of Sacrifice. Shots of wreath laying at Wolfe-Montcalm monument. Shots of Auriol and retinue driving into Laval University quadrangle, being met by Archbishop Roy. Various shots of academic procession arriving in Salle des promotions of Laval University for presentation of honourary degree. Shots of ceremony presided over by Monsignor Ferdinand Vandry, rector of university and chancellor Archbishop Roy. (00/04/1951)


Excerpt from
President Auriol of France Visits Canada
Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio