STK-ID 6335

United States Navy visits Quebec City (00/07/1950): various shots of USS carrier "Mindoro" arriving, firing gun salute, of shore batteries responding, destroyers saluting. Shots of Royal 22nd guard on pier. Shots of Rear Admiral RE Blick, Commander of Task of Force 8, BK Atkins and Lieutenant AT McKinney stepping down from ship, of officers being greeted by Brigadier Allard and Lieutenant Colonel Trudeau, officers inspecting honour guard. Various shots of US warships moored together in Wolfe's Cove. Sequence on sailors being driven to Montmorency Falls in military bus, men looking at falls, sailors visiting first brewery built in Canada, looking at plaque on wall re vaults built by Intendant Talon in 1668. Shots of sailors sampling Canadian beer. Shots of sailors on board walk, flirting with girls, riding caleches.


Excerpt from
Canadian Newsreels
Montmorency Falls, Quebec City
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486