Struggle for independence of America, and border between Canada and United States. Sam Adams and early colonists of the Continental Congress seek to bring Canadians into their efforts against British rule. Sketches of British ships in nearby harbors monitoring the colonists. Picture of a snake with 'Die' and 'Join' written under it. Richard Montgomery leads group to take Canada by force, heading up Lake Champlain toward Canada with 4000 men. Attack led by Benedict Arnold toward fortress of Quebec. Map shows the boundaries between Quebec and New England. Governor Sir Guy Carlton abandoning Montreal to Montgomery. Path of Montgomery and Benedict Arnold together to try to seize Quebec. Depiction of Montgomery killed in the attack, and loss by the American colonists at Quebec. With commentary and narration by J. Frank Willis.
French President Charles de Gaulle visits Montreal, Canada. A large crowd gathers on the streets. The French President Charles de Gaulle gives a speech including the 'Free Quebec' slogan of French-Canadian separatists. The Canadian Prime Minister Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson speaks against the French President. A demonstration by the crowd. Policemen arrest a few demonstrators. President Charles de Gaulle returns to France. Cars passing on the street. People crowd on the streets in large number.
French President Charles DeGaulle visits Canada. A Montreal speech includes the radical "Free Quebec" slogan of French-Canadian separatists. Prime Minister Pearson rebukes DeGaulle.
Flags at half staff in mourning on roof of College of Notre Dame in Montreal, Canada (Collège Notre-Dame, in Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal). Thousands of people (a total of about 1 million in one week) pay last respects to the 'Miracle Man' of Montreal, who died January 6th, 1937. Brother Andre, the former Alfred Bessette, was a revered 20th century disciple of St. Joseph associated with St. Joseph's Oratory, a major Roman Catholic religious sanctuary in Montreal, Canada (l'Oratoire Saint-Joseph du Mont-Royal). On Saturday, January 9, the coffin is taken from the Oratory to the Montreal cathedral Marie-Reine du Monde (Mary Queen of the World), for a first funeral Mass. Six Firemen Officers carry it inside. Later, back into the sanctuary (St Joseph's Oratory) it would lie in state until January 12 for a second funeral ceremony. View of the open coffin. Views of the St. Joseph's Oratory. Brother Andre poses for picture a few years before his death.
Nearly twenty eight ski mobile participants from all over North America participate at a Second Annual Players World Championship in Montreal, Canada. Players ride their bikes on snow covered area. American Steve Ave wins the title and presented a trophy.
The World Snowmobile Championship in Montreal, Canada. 28 international racers compete at the championship. People watch the championship. Steve Ave of Hurley, Wisconsin wins the championship.