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Les reportages no 70 : La Saint-Jean-Baptiste à Montréal

Dir. : Vincent Paquette [National Film Board of Canada, 1944]

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Source : National Film Board of Canada
Length: 4:09 |

With its mandate to present Canada to Canadians, the NFB sent its cameras to various important events. This news report provides a compilation of footage of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste parade in Montreal, with allegorical floats representing the different episodes in Quebec history. Viewers today will be startled to see several participants in the parade waving the Union Jack.

Film categories associated with this film : Leisure activities, Popular celebrations and events et Urban life