STK-ID 34693

Eye Witness No 94: Gibraltar of America: two MSs of old fashioned muzzle loaders on ramparts of Quebec Citadel. TRAVELLING SHOTs into fortress, as far as sign directing vehicles one way and pedestrians the other way. CUs of light gun mounted on wheels, of plan to the Citadel. Shot of entrance to fortress, three soldiers coming out, saluting officer and walking on, TILT UP to Royal 22e Regiment crest over door. Closer shot of crest. MS of cannon, TILT UP to large building in background. Shot of commanding officer's residence. Shot of sentry walking past camera, moving through tunnel-like entrance and onto parade ground. PAN to buildings inside Citadel. TRAVELLING SHOT from automobile into Citadel, stopping in front of traffic sign and sentry near pillbox. Interior shots of long dark stone tunnel, door opening at end, letting in brilliant light, of Citadel chapel. CU of cannon. MS of barracks. Shot of cross, inscription commemorating death of men of the 22nd Canadian Division and 13th Infantry Battalion at Vimy Ridge. LASs of Citadel from river, of Chateau Frontenac, PAN of skyline.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 94
Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080