YOUR ATLANTIC HOLIDAY TO CANADA

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: YOUR ATLANTIC HOLIDAY TO CANADA

Reference number: 7053

Date: 1933*

Sponsor: Anchor Donaldson Line

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.56 mins

Description: A tour of Canada on board the "Letitia" or "Athenia" with shots of the liners at Yorkhill Quay in Glasgow with Harry Lauder on board the "Letitia". The liners' arrival at Belfast and Quebec. Scenes of the tour in Canada.

Shotlist: [1933*] The Anchor Donaldson Line presents YOUR ATLANTIC HOLIDAY TO CANADA (0.08) We embark at Glasgow, on the 'Letitia' or 'Athenia' gvs people boarding (0.23) We discover Sir Harry Lauder among the passengers gvs people waving goodbye, including Lauder (1.05) Calling at Belfast gvs disembarking (1.25) Shuffleboard, deck tennis, and horse-racing are only a few of the diversions offered passengers at sea gvs same (3.26) Quiet luxury characterises the public rooms of the 'Letitia' and 'Athenia' ints people relaxing there (4.02) The social climax of the voyage is the masquerade ball gvs same (4.45) Arriving at Quebec gvs same (6.04) The Electric Train takes us along to the river bank to Montmorency Falls - over 100 feet higher than Niagara Falls gvs same (6.18) KENT HOUSE where lived Queen Victoria's father the Duke of Kent exts same (6.28) The Zoo at Montmorency - the beautiful exhibit of Canada's many fur bearing animals gvs same (6.42) - back to 'LETITIA' you see how these modern liners take on the fuel oil for driving the great Turbine Engines gvs same (6.55) Quebec Bridge has the longest cantilever span in the world gvs same (7.35) What the 'Athenia' looks like from the very top of Quebec Bridge gvs same (7.55) At Montreal begins our Canadian holiday gvs Montreal and disembarking there (8.23) MONTREAL - Canada's greatest City - where France and Britain live together gvs city (9.14) Canadian National Ry's Radio Train gvs passengers aboard (9.24) Off to Ottawa by train - passengers enjoying Radio Concerts on 'The Canadian National Railway train' while travelling across Canada gvs same (9.57) View of Ottawa - beautiful Capital of the Dominion of Canada gvs same (10.18) Luncheon - on board the 'Canadian National Train' as we travel to Toronto gvs same (10.32) TORONTO 'The Queen City' home of the largest Fair in the World 'The Canadian National Exhibition' gvs same (11.07) Across glorious Lake Ontario by steamer - on our way to 'The Great Niagara' gvs same (11.23) MIGHTY NIAGARA FALLS - one of the wonders of the world gvs same (12.08) An aerial car spans the rapids gvs same (12.50) SAIL ANCHOR DONALDSON TO CANADA! [no ecs] (12.56)