Detail

Title ID 3092Collection ID1321
TitleQuebec Day
Date13 September 1959
CollectionRoyal Sussex Regiment
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
KeywordsArmed Forces Celebrations Commemorative Events Fetes Outings Pageants Parades
Location
LocalChichester
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionMajor J. F. Ainsworth [?]
CameraMajor J. F. Ainsworth [?]
ParticipantsBernard, Duke of Norfolk
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration13 min. 15 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

An amateur record of 200th anniversary Quebec Day commemorations at the Royal Sussex Regiment's Chichester Depot, Roussillon Barracks. The film contains images of visitors enjoying fairground games, watching a cricket match, and handling army equipment. A plaque is unveiled, and following a Drum Head Service the troops perform a historical re-enactment of the 1759 Battle of Quebec.