Nova Scotia Archives

'The Way We Were': Nova Scotia in Film, 1917-1957

New York, Yarmouth, & Bear River



"Vacation Days in Nova Scotia We left NY in July on the SS Evangeline and arrived at Yarmouth a day later. A special train The New Yorker took us to Digby. From Digby we made occasional short trips ."

Trip by boat from New York, arriving at Yarmouth, and traveling to Bear River to attend the Cherry Carnival. Film features shot of New York City, the boat landing at Yarmouth, and a variety of activities at Bear River, including foot races, fishing, canoe races, and various shots of the crowds and performers.

Date: 1928

Format: 1 film reel (00:13:24 hrs.) : silent, b&w

Filmmaker: John Loré

Reference no: John Loré Nova Scotia Archives film no. Fb 2880