A Day in June

A Day in June

| 23 min

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This short documentary profiles Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day parade in Montreal in 1959. The annual parade takes place every June 24th in memory of Saint-Jean-Baptiste, the patron saint of Québec. Candid shots of youngsters preparing their costumes for the festivities are partnered with a lively jazz soundtrack. All the Montrealers and out-of-town tourists featured in this film avidly participate in a public festivity that is dear to their hearts.

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A Day in June, , provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • executive producer
    Louis Portugais
  • script
    Marcel Martin
  • photography
    Jean Roy
    Michel Brault
    Ray Jones
    Claude Jutra
    Raymond Le Boursier
    Terence Macartney-Filgate
    Reginald Morris
    John Spotton
  • sound
    Michel Belaieff
    Marcel Carrière
    André Hourlier
    Claude Pelletier
  • editing
    Victor Jobin
    Jean Dansereau
  • sound editing
    Bernard Bordeleau