STK-ID 5179

More festivities (00/05/1945): man with Hitler mask riding bicycle past the camera, girls picking confetti and streamers and throwing them about. HAS of street corners, large crowd, streetcar, automobiles, some overladen with people. TILT UPs with Union Jack being hoisted up flagpole. Paper snows down from high buildings. Girls wave Union Jacks at the camera. A street cleaner happily stuffs his bin with streamers. Quick cuts of church steeples and shots of interiors of church, a preacher, a catholic service in a large church. HASs of jam-packed streets, people hugging and kissing. Level shot of same, girls laughing into the camera, boys beating drums, soldiers here and there, flags of all kinds. Edited sequences of festivities in Montreal similar to above.


Excerpt from
Canadian News - ASN
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486