Shots of pre-parade preparation showing man with "Coke" cooler, of empty chairs, of children loading cases of Coke soft drinks on wagon, of men, women and children lining sidewalks, of man selling fans. TRAVELLING SHOTs along rows of empty seats. Shot of policeman chatting with vendors. TRAVELLING SHOTs of seats beginning to fill up. Shots of one-armed man selling balloons, of girl selling flowers, of vendors with canes, tassels and plastic propellers for sale. Shot of empty chairs being aligned, preparatory to parade. Shots of people wearing costume and makeup of characters they will portray in the parade, having lunch at cafe counter. Shot of nun eating at counter. HASs and various shots from various angles of parade along Sherbrooke Street East as seen from high rise building. CUs of Montreal Police Department officers marching in parade. Eye level shots of parade. Shot of Cardinal Paul-Emile Leger, Mayor Sarto Fournier and others being seated and meeting people from Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society.