STK-ID 35850

During the celebrations for the 300th anniversary of the Hudson's Bay Company in Manitoba, July 1970: MCSs and PANs of people waiting for the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth II on a rainy day, women with umbrellas up, people running to see the VIPs arriving. MS of a row of trumpeters on a stage to PAN on the crowd standing by. CS of a monument with the inscription: "In memory of Peguis Chief of the Saulteaux Indians..." and TILT DOWN to a wreath at the bottom of the monument. MCSs of another plaque with a different inscription. MCS to MS of children. CS of medals on the chest of a man to ZOOM OUT on him and three other people standing in the rain. PAN on a crowd lined up behind a rope. MLS of the Peguis Monument, of people in the background. PAN from trees to a crowd at the entrance of a small church. MCS of the Louis Riel tombstone located at St Boniface Cemetery in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the camera moving from the flowers at the bottom of the tombstone to the tombstone itself. MCS of a plaque. For the rest of the reel: several shots from different angles of whale hunting, of men in a motorboat handling harpoons and a rifle. Shots with a harpooned whale.


Excerpt from
The Other Side of the Ledger: An Indian View of the Hudson's Bay Company
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Born Digital, ProRes
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
2048x1556, 1920 x 1080