The Calèche Driver

The Calèche Driver

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A tongue-in-cheek archival film documenting a day in the life of a veteran horse-drawn carriage driver. Though the tourists that flock to the historic avenues of the Old City have changed considerably, the Old World charm of Québec City is timeless.

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The Calèche Driver, Raymond Garceau, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Raymond Garceau
  • producer
    Roger Blais
  • executive producer
    Guy Glover
  • script
    Léonard Forest
  • photography
    Walter A. Sutton
  • narrator
    Tommy Tweed

  • kruscito

    @sixam--> I asked our collection curator and this is what he said: The “documentaries” from the 1950s were all staged so that it would be easier to film. The filmmakers probably paid the driver to drive people around.

    kruscito, 9 Sep 2015
  • sixam

    Does he ever get paid? Nobody gives him any money. Or does he work for the city?

    sixam, 5 Sep 2015