STK-ID 7170

[Remark: Saint John lies where the waters of the Saint John River meet the tide of the Bay of Fundy.] Good HAS of city. CU of flag flying in wind. Various shots of street scene. A large automobile stops in front of a hotel and tourists get in. HA PAN of King's Square and shot of cenotaph with TILT UP to top, of people walking about, feeding the pigeons. Shot of old Loyalist Cemetery, now a park, and of King Street with the usual traffic and traffic policeman. At the foot of King Street can be seen Market Slip the landing place of Loyalists in 1783. Shot of plaque commemorating the event and of tourists driving up to plaque and reading. Shots of boats in harbour. Various views of Queen's Park with shots of cannons, Champlain's statue, public gardens. Tourists arrive at Rockwood Park. Shot of children having fun on swings, of bathers diving from board. Shot of Riverside Golf Club on shore of Kennebecas' river, of harbour from top of Howse Hill, of old cannon. Shot of Reversing Falls flowing one way and then flowing the other way.


Excerpt from
City of Loyalists
Saint John (New Brunswick)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486