STK-ID 31913

Saint John Centenary: LAMS of Champlain's statue. LSs of statue and pedestal, of monument, dignitaries on dais in foreground. Shot of man and woman depositing wreaths at foot of monument. CUs of man, woman, of inscription "Champlain, 1604-1904", TILT DOWN to wreaths. Slow PAN over city of Saint John, New Brunswick. Shot of cemetery. MSs of tombstones. CU of John Campbell's tombstone in park, TILT UP to traffic. Shot of tombstone, pedestrians passing in foreground, store fronts in background. LAS of store fronts, TILT DOWN to sidewalk traffic. MS of display in store window representing Champlain, PAN to mannequins in bathing suits. Sequence showing military parade, navy, army, bands, moving towards camera, reviewing stand with "brass hats" saluting parading soldiers. CUs of soldiers, children watching, clapping. CU of feet of Highlanders marching. HAS of Highlanders. Various shots of parade. Sequence showing pageant, men dressed as early French explorers, Indigenous people, arriving by boat. Scenic shots of New Brunswick countryside, river, island. (00/06/1954)


Excerpt from
Saint John Centenary / Carleton York
Saint John (New Brunswick)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio