STK-ID 6694

Various shots of the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré basilica parking lot in a field with cars parked, tents, people picnicking and big sign at entrance of the shrine saying "Free Parking" with Saint Lawrence River and south bank in background. Several shots from different angles in the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré village of stores for tourists, souvenirs, historical and wax museums, restaurants, with lots of people in street. Various shots of parking lots beside the basilica with lots of buses and cars parked there and people walking across including shots of the basilica. Several shots from different angles of crowds entering the basilica yard surrounded by fences, walking around or standing here and there in groups, some entering basilica, of attendants answering questions, directing people, of handicapped persons mostly in wheelchairs, of a priest in ceremonial dress shaking hands and posing for a picture. Various outside shots from different angles of attendants and other persons pushing people in wheelchairs to basilica, of attendants putting up ropes along priests road, of attendants transporting a man on stretcher, of crowd waiting for priest.


Excerpt from
Challenge for the Church
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio