STK-ID 34892

Shots of official opening of lobster carnival, of Premier Alexander Wallace Matheson of Prince Edward Island speaking at microphone, of audience in Civic stadium. Shots of girls taking part in sea queen beauty contest, of judges discussing including Margaret Myer, "HMCS Cayuga" Commander Evan Petley Jones and Professor Gordon Watson of University of Toronto. Shots of beauty contestants parading, posing, of queen being crowned, beaming, waving. Shot of wriggling mass of lobsters. Shot of man hoisting full basket of newly cooked lobsters out of vat of boiling water, pouring lobsters into other vat of water. Various shots of man inspecting lobsters, cutting cooked lobsters into pieces and arranging them on plates. Shot of girls preparing plates of lobsters, followed by line up of guests stepping up for their portions. CUs of people eating at long table. Sequence showing Department of Fisheries cooking school in session showing instructress giving instructions from stage, cooking at electric range. Few shots of interested audience. Various shots of guests enjoying feast, of queen, complete with crown and ermine eating. Shots of sulky race in early evening.


Excerpt from
Lobster Festival
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