STK-ID 5687

LSs of Saint Joseph's Oratory in Montreal and various shots of Cardinal Spellman visiting same. Shots of Spellman meeting people, people flocking into oratory for service. Various shots of brief stop at Trois Rivières. Sequence on greeting of the Cardinal by Bishop Peletier and by the laity. Shots of Peletier; Spellman speaking into microphone, giving his blessing. Spellman is shown speaking to the crowd from rear of train, and TRAVELLING SHOT as camera train pulls away from the station, Spellman waving to crowd, crowd waving back. Sequence on arrival of the cardinal at Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, greetings by the archbishop and several other clerics and lay leaders. Shots of crowd moving towards the basilica, entering dark interior. Shots of the basilica during mass, altar seen in LSs. Several views of ceremony of the way of the cross, Cardinal Spellman, attending clergy and crowds of faithful going the way of the cross, pausing at each station for a prayer.


Excerpt from
Canadian Newsreels - ASN (Canada-US Relations)
Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Trois-Rivières, Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486