STK-ID 14322

Shot of sign "Ottawa Greets You". Shots of crowd waiting in Union Station, of veterans being greeted, of Lieutenant Colonel Bingham being welcomed by Mayor Charlotte Whitton and Veterans Affairs Minister Honourable Milton Gregg. Shot of Mayor Whitton speaking into CKOY and CHOV microphones, giving men "Freedom of the City" (Mayor is wearing chain of office). Shots of band leading Regiment out of station, of families kissing, of tremendous crowds. Shots of Royal Canadian Regiments marching to Parliament Hill, lining up and being inspected by Honourable Milton Gregg, RCR Honorary Colonel. Group shot of Ralph Campney, Prime minister of Canada Louis Saint-Laurent, Lieutenant General CO Simond watching inspection. Shots of Honourable Gregg returning Queen's and Regimental colours, of Saint Laurent addressing regiment.


Excerpt from
Korean Troops Return
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486