STK-ID 6394

Peace Arch Celebration (18/06/1946): various shots of Peace Arch at Blaine, Washington. Large crowd assembled for ceremony. Shots of speaker at microphone, Honorable George Weir, Provincial Minister of Education representing Premier John Hart of British Columbia (in light coat). Shot of Lieutenant-governor V Meyers of Washington State speaking. Sequence on unveiling of boundary cairn by Dr WN Sage from University of British Columbia and Captain AM Sobieralski of International Boundary Commission. Various shots of American and Canadian units marching through Arch, Canadian Naval units, pipe band of New Westminster Canadian Legion. Several shots of flags of both nations, crowds and dignitaries.


Excerpt from
Canadian Newsreels
Washington State
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio