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  • Short Summary

    Travelogue extolling the virtues of Canada as a holiday destination.

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    c 1928

    This seems to be part of a longer travelogue - perhaps to attract people to visit Canada - probably made by Canadian Pacific Railways. Only this reel found so far.

    M/S of three ships officers standing on deck by large ships' telegraphs. Interior of passenger's lounge with group of musicians playing to guests. M/S of family sitting at a round table having tea. C/U of musicians playing. C/U of a chef carving a roast. M/S of a table of diners being served by a waiter. High angle shot of a group of people on deck being filmed or photographed. High angle shot of gangplank being attached to the ship. Passengers board by the gangplank.

    Low angle shot of a domed building through an archway. High angle shot of a busy city street - lots of trams, trucks, cars etc. High angle shots of the city. (City not recognised by this cataloguer.) Skyscrapers, municipal buildings, cross on a hill, statue on top of a high column, cathedral, large building flying a British Union Jack, statue.

    L/S of a procession - possibly in front of a town hall. Various people process including clergymen, soldiers, marching military band, nursery nurses (?), Catholic priests, large building with turrets festooned with bunting, fountain in a park, busy city street, war memorial, high angle shot of city street, skyscrapers and rooftops.

    L/S of children playing by an outdoor swimming pool - lido. M/S of children playing in an ornamental garden, they toss stones into a pond. L/S of cars travelling down a suburban street. In a city street a policeman stands in the road directing traffic. Good C/U of policeman turning around a traffic sign then beckoning forward a tram.

    L/S of a large bridge spanning a river. Various shots of the fast flowing river. Three men in silhouette sit on a balcony and watch the water. Continued on 3301.02.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    01:00:07:00 / 01:11:52:00

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