STK-ID 52949

Various shots of sleigh parades headed by "royal" vehicles, of spectators by roadside. Shot of head sleigh, carnival "queen" and her attendants in beefeater costumes, stopping, queen being assisted off sleigh. Night shots of girls in open convertible cars waving at crowds, of ornate coach, four passing by camera. Shots of queen, of her female attendants, of "Bonhomme Carnaval" being helped aboard sleigh by beefeaters. LAS of ramparts, of ice castle, TILT DOWN to crowd and queen's party emerging from entrance. CU of beefeaters on queen's sleigh. Shots of sleigh parade passing by camera, of sumptuous coach, of four coaches, queen slightly visible inside. Shot of queen and attendants being installed on their thrones for start of grand ball, of queen appearing through doorway in all her splendor, of queen being crowned by Bonhomme Carnaval. MCS of crowned queen. Shots of sleigh parade, looking like sleigh ride.


Excerpt from
Carnival in Quebec
Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486