STK-ID 39407

PAN of "Fathers of Confederation" painting in colour. CS of Lord Strathcona (Donald Smith) portrait. Famous shot of Strathcona driving last spike. Shots of Lady Dufferin train (first to service western Canada), train arriving by scow. Shot of small town on West Coast in 1870, of immigrants on train, on boat. CUs of immigrants, 1912 era. Shots of Parliament Buildings in the 1870's, of Government House, of several portraits of Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier at various ages (young to old), of men along edge of river in 1873, of caricatures of Louis Riel and effect Rebellion had on rest of Canada. Caricature of Laurier reading newspaper re Rebellion. Shot of Parliament Buildings in 1884. Coulour Portrait of Lord Middleton. Shots of Western mining town in the 1880's, of boat (fishing class) on snow swept shore. Paintings of Quebec City in the 1860's, of Halifax in 1867. Still photos of machines at work on prairies in the 1920's, of threshing operations in the 1920's, of fishing in the 1880's. Shots of early lumber camps in the 19th century, of Northwest Mounted Police Troupe at time of Riel Rebellion. Shot of logging in British Columbia in the 1870's. Paintings of Fort Garry in the 1870's, of wagon at corner of Portage and Main Avenues, Winnipeg in the 1860's. Shot of General Middleton. Caricature of Riel Rebellion, soldier holding up "Canada".


Excerpt from
The Canadian Heritage
National Film Board
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Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome
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