STK-ID 348

Dieppe Heroes Return: sign: "Canada greets you- bienvenue ". Sequence on soldiers arriving at the station, being greeted by families and friends, some effusively. A stretcher case is greeted by a woman, officers arrive, chat, are greeted. CUs of Major Rosario Lévesque, H/Major Armand Sabourin, Lieutenant Colonel D Ménard of the Fusiliers Mont-Royal with his arm in a sling. Honourable Charles "Chubby" Power greets the men, delivers a speech. Lieutenant Colonel D Ménard speaks and then Chaplain Armand Sabourin. HAS of the Château Frontenac and of a large crowd of civilians and soldiers. Lieutenant Colonel Ménard alights from the train and is greeted by Brigadier P Vanier. Sequence of inspection of honour guard by Ménard and other officers and shots of soldiers marching past the camera in review. HAS of city street, large crowd, the Porte Saint-Jean in background, a streetcar stopped by the crowd. Sequence on march past of Canadian Women's Army Corps, airmen and roll past of motorized units. Brigadier P Vanier, General Tremblay and Mrs Ménard can be seen among reviewing dignitaries. CUs of officers on reviewing stand, and of Lieutenant Colonel Ménard.


Excerpt from
Actualités canadiennes nº 17
Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, Born Digital, ProRes
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486, 2048x1556, 1920 x 1080