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Nicolet Quebec 1955 stock footage and images

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Houses and buildings damaged due to a landslide in Canadian town of Nicolet, Quebec.

Part of Canadian town buried in a landslide. Disaster in the small town of Nicolet, Quebec where an underground river undermines an area 40 feet long and 1000 Feet wide. The earth gave way engulfing houses and buildings. A van with 'Filature Nicolet' written on it damaged. View of destroyed old Cathedral and the Bishop's Palace. Building of Nicolet School destroyed. Car drives on street of other side of the town. Boat sails in river.

Date: 1955, November 12
Duration: 1 min 5 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Sketches of American colonists battling British forces at Quebec and Montreal

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.

Date: 1969
Duration: 4 min 51 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Ronald Reagan and Walt Disney at 1955 Disneyland opening ceremonies; and scenes from 35th Anniversary of Disneyland in 1990.

Circa-1990 aerial flyover of Disneyland, in Anaheim, California, followed by brief vintage footage of Walt Disney in an office in 1955, introducing Disneyland and showing a giant map of the theme park on his wall. Shots of July 1955 opening ceremony are presented along with shots of the Disneyland 35th anniversary celebration. Ronald Reagan is seen at both events. President Ronald Reagan in 1990 seen congratulating the park on it anniversary. Then a flashback shot to 1955, with actor Ronald Reagan leaning over a balcony of Main Street in Disneyland and talking about the opening celebration. Cutting back to 1990, Roy E. Disney is seen unveiling a plaque at the anniversary celebration. Scene shifts back to 1955, with Walt Disney welcoming visitors to Disneyland during its opening celebration, and a view of a plaque unveiled at the park's opening. In 1990 footage, Roy Disney notes that no one except Walt could have predicted the success of Disneyland. Views of visitors at contemporary Disneyland enjoying a teacup ride and on the Splash Mountain log flume ride, followed by scenes with colored confetti falling at the 35th anniversary celebration.

Date: 1990
Duration: 2 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. President Roosevelt, British PM Churchill and Canadian PM Mackenzie King during the Quebec Conference in Quebec, Canada.

Dignitaries and officials during the Quebec Conference in Quebec, Canada. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt with wife Eleanor Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill with wife Clementine Churchill and Prime Minister of Canada William Lyon Mackenzie King seated in a row during the Quebec Conference. Several officers and correspondents watching the dignitaries. President Roosevelt talking with Prime Minister Churchill. The dignitaries and officials at a social gathering after the conference. Mackenzie King and U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt shaking hands with the officials. Prime Minister Churchill gets into a car parked outside a building. A crowd gathered outside the building watch the Prime Minister seated in the car with another dignitary. The car leaves with the dignitaries.

Date: 1944, October 9
Duration: 1 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Quebec conference held between British, Canadian and United States governments during World War II.

Conference between Prime Minister of UK, Churchill and U.S. President Roosevelt at Casablanca in January 1943. Allied troops march. Italian prisoners. Conference between Roosevelt and Churchill. Beachhead and battle views. American flag raised. Convoy fired. Troops and equipment move ashore. Allied forces in combat with enemy. Troops and tanks advance in Russia. Benito Mussolini salutes in Italy. Troops in Sicily march with white flag after surrender. General George S Patton and General Eisenhower congratulate each other after surrender of Italy. Airlift personnel including Italian citizens. Bombardier as he adjusts sights and releases bombs. B-17 bombers drop bombs. German submarine gets hit and sinks. Bombers drop bombs. Flares lighting up targets and bomb explosions below at night. Bombed-out church in England, with services in progress. Globe of world as it turns. Pentagon and White House. Number 10 Downing Street to Quebec, at Chateau Frontenac. Guards and security measures taken at Quebec conference. Conference area and guards. Statues of Montcalm and Wolfe (Battle of Quebec). Naval Officers censure mail and make plan of attack. Guards check passes of people who enter conference room.

Date: 1943, August
Duration: 6 min 26 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Pilots Bernt Balchen and Floyd Bennett.

Pilots Bernt Balchen, in a cap, and Floyd Bennett, in a fedora hat, stand in front of a Fairchild FC-2W airplane, at Lac Ste. Agnes (Lake St. Agnes) in Quebec, Canada. Irish Major James Fitzmaurice, one of the crew of the German aircraft "Bremen," stands with them. In another scene, Dr. Louis Cuisinier, technical director of Trans Continental Airways Limited,stands with them. He points to a page in a book and gives Floyd Bennett a box of cigars to be taken to the Junkers aircraft "Bremen" that had force-landed on Greenly Island, Quebec, after a transatlantic flight. (Note: Floyd Bennett was suffering with pneumonia, and became gravely ill soon after these shots were made. He did not pilot a plane to Greenly Island. Instead, he was rushed to Jeffrey Hale Hospital in Quebec City , where he died on April 25, 1928.)

Date: 1928, April 20
Duration: 1 min 16 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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