STK-ID 3666

ESTABLISHING HASs of Rimouski, fire ravage still evident. Shot of Victor Lepage, mayor of Rimouski, Johnathen Lewis, personal representative of the British Secretary of State and John Chadwick, representing Sir Alexander Clutterbuck, British High Commissioner, arriving by car to official presentation of Britain's contribution. Interior shots of mayor Lepage introducing Jonathen Lewis, of Lewis speaking. MS of presentation of letter from the marchioness, of reading to the mayor and presentation of silver salver to mayor from the collection of the Marquis of Reading. Shot of mayor Lepage shaking hands with Jonathen Lewis, Lepage reading letter. Shot of audience listening. Shot of John Chadwick speaking. Shots of Chadwick presenting tool set to Francois Bouchard still wearing his carpenter's apron. Sequence on house being rebuilt. Several shots of carpenters at work using British made tools. John Chadwick and Jonathen Lewis visiting carpenters, chatting. Victor Lepage, John Chadwick and Jonathen Lewis opening box car full of gifts from Britain. Shots of various gifts. Sequence on handing over ceremony at trailway track, large crowd, speeches, at Cabano. Shot of mayor Emilien Morin receiving letter and silver salver from Jonathen Lewis. Speeches. Shot of Emilien Morin opening crates, John Chadwick presenting gifts to various people. Shots of woman using gifts in her tent. TILT DOWN from statue of Christ to HAS of fire damage in Cabano. (07/07/1950)


Excerpt from
Britain Aids Rimouski-Cabano
Rimouski, Temiscouata-sur-le-Lac
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio