- FILM R-3977
Historical trailers: Consists of a series of eight 1 minute vignettes related to different Saskatchewan places or historical events:
(1) Looks at the Legislative Building in Regina. Includes interior and exterior shots of the building and scenes of the opening of the legislative session with the Lieutenant Governor in attendance.
(2) Looks at the Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History (now Royal Saskatchewan Museum) building in Regina. Includes exterior and interior shots of the building and of the dioramas depicting the wildlife of Saskatchewan.
(3) Contemporary black and white film footage of men operating old steam powered threshing machinery and women providing meals to the men. Includes shots of a modern self-propelled combine operating in a farm field.
(4) Shots of a church, constructed of field stone at the turn of the century, at Dilke, Saskatchewan. Includes exterior and interior shots of the church.
(5) Looks at the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) barracks at Regina. The site has served as the Force's main training base since 1882. Includes scenes of the grounds, the little chapel and the museum.
(6) Highlights a log structure at Fort Qu'Appelle that was part of the Hudson Bay post built in 1864. The building is a designated national historic site and is open as a museum.
(7) Looks at the potash deposits in the province and their importance to the province's economy. Includes exterior and interior shots of a potash mine.
(8) Highlights the Qu'Appelle Valley as a place for water sports and other recreational activities.
Cherry Film Productions