STK-ID 36288

Upper Canada Village, Ontario: shots of spectators in specially constructed bleachers. LS of military band on field, Scottish soldier at left in foreground. HAS of honour guard marching past. Brief MLS of military officers on dais. Sequence on Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer, former chief of Imperial General Staff, Premier of Ontario Leslie M. Frost and Sir John Johnson, descendant of the John Johnson family who led the United Empire Loyalists out of the wilderness, inspecting honour guard, walking past camera. Shots of Premier Frost speaking into microphone, ceremonially opening gate to Upper Canada Village. PAN from pioneers raising Union Jack flag to monument, pioneers firing muzzle. Sequence on men building watch tower showing man squaring timber with broad axe, hoisting timber to top of tower. CU of dovetailed timbers. Interior shot of several costumed women working on quilt. CUs of woman spinning, weaving. MLS of detachment of pioneers marching in Upper Canada Village street with mascot. Shots of tourists riding horse-drawn sightseeing car, of span of oxen and two carriages moving slowly by camera, tourists all around. Shot of sign "Blacksmith". Interior shot of smithy, two men at work.


Excerpt from
Upper Canada Village
Upper Canada Village, Morrisburg
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
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1920 x 1080