STK-ID 41890

Pig Day parade, re-enactments; Shots of US militia in 18th century costumes walking up to house in American camp, house guards on duty (1:43), LS of soldiers near house, TILT UP to LAS of American flag at top of flagstaff (0:37). Various shots of troops on parade assembling at shopping mall for march to courthouse for mock battle between British and US forces, CSs of children and people dressed in costumes, tourists taking photos (4:59). Parade activities; marching bands lining up and marching through streets followed by crowd (3:40). Shots of mock battle, muskets being fired, shots of parade out after battle, silent shots of crowd, CS of old man with US flag (4:36).


Excerpt from
Defence of Canada
San Juan Islands
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8, Magnetic sound tape
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, Magnetic sound Nagra SN tape/ non sync
Aspect ratio
4/3, NA