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    Canada travelogue.

    Scenic shots of St Lawrence river. Some aerial shots of houses on tiny private islands. The area is known as "Thousand Islands". Boating on the river. Aerial shots of a long elegant bridge

    Young man is the post boy - he travels by motorboat to deliver the mail. Letters are exchanged. Elderly couple waves. He waves at householders, moving past beautiful houses perched on the edge of the river. St Lawrence Seaway - ocean going ships pass under a large bridge. Various shots of large boats and smaller boats travelling along the river.

    Niagara River. Various shots of the river, some from a cable car. The town of Niagara - Honeymoon City. Glamour girl is the passenger of an open topped car which is driven through shopping street of Niagara. Nice sequence showing Motels, gift shops and the Sheraton-Foxhead Inn. Our car pulls up outside the Foxhead Inn. C/U shows that the front of the car has a "Just Married" sign on the front. The happy couple step out of the car. A doorman walks to the boot of the car to take out their luggage. Couple walk into the Inn. L/S of the Inn - presumably from the back. Nice shot of the happy couple sitting on a balcony behind a table laden with food. A bottle of champagne is on ice in a bucket beside them.

    They kiss - nice C/U of them kissing and as they part, Niagara Falls is revealed in the background. Various shots of the falls - most from a boat. M/S of lots of holiday makers on board a boat, they all wear black sou'westers. A rainbow is seen straddling the water. Aerial shot of the city of Niagara. M/S of the very tall viewing tower, an elevator takes tourists to the top. Horseshoe Falls are seen in all their glory. Various views. A different couple admire the view from the tower.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    4571
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    479.06
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:06:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:39:00 / 01:55:24:00
    Canister:
    CP 739
    Sort Number:
    CP 739
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    5.2 Reporting on the war 1970s Canada Canada Travel & Tourism
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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