STK-ID 37079

Shot of two party goers buying Molson and Dow, as seen from inside beer wicket. Various shots of party, of queen, snowshoers, orchestra, not yet too lively. Shot of bartender stocking up glasses, waiting for business. Shot of party, of bartender, of stock of liquor, taken from far inside bar. CUs of accordion playing, TILT UP to face of accordionist, of banjo with fingers on string. Brief shot of Maurice Richard. Long sequence of party in full swing, dancers waltzing, jiving, chatting, drinking, orchestra playing. Odd shots of tables full of bottles, of dancers milling about. Shot of queen and her retinue sweeping in and taking place of honour. Shots of press photographers shooting proceedings. Shot of drum section of one of the bands giving rendition for benefit of beat-conscious snowshoers.


Excerpt from
Les raquetteurs
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