St. Roch arrival [in Vancouver] [moving images]
Physical Description1 film reel (3 min., 100’) : acetate, col. ; 16 mm
Scope & Content
- Header labelled as “J3368” but uncertain what this means.
- Film opens showing the Evan Coleman & Evan warehouse/wharf, flags flying, RCMP in full uniform waiting at wharf.
- St. Roch coming into Vancouver Harbour followed by boats.
- St. Roch crew in full uniform on deck, Larsen on wheel deck, shown talking to crew and pointing towards the wharf.
- St. Roch at wharf, public waving at the boat as all crew standing at attention on deck above the RCMP St. Roch name.
- Vancouver Mayor and other dignitaries greeting Larsen, kiss from family member.
- Scene of military band playing.
- Mayor’s speech and Larsen’s speaking from wheelhouse.
A copy (or possibly the original film) can be found at Library and Archives Canada (BAC-LAC), Royal Canadian Mounted Police fonds, item number 36220
RestrictionsReproduction: Copyright expired.
Access: Please consult digital copy of this film.