STK-ID 22540

Various shots of airfields, Dorval, Washington, Royal Canadian Air Force station, of BOAC airliner that brought the royal party to Canada, of Royal Canadian Air Force Northstar that flew them to Washington. LAS of a flag being unfurled. Shot of Princess Elizabeth coming out of planes, shaking hands, being welcomed by President Harry Truman at Washington Airport. Various shots of welcome at Washington, of soldiers training and running in place, of speeches by President (silent), of royal party inspecting honour guard, of Royal Standard being unfurled, of American soldiers firing field pieces in salute. Various shots of Northstar. CU of front propeller in flight. AIR TO AIR SHOT of Northstar landing, of mountie driving motorcycle up ramp and into plane. Front shot of royal aircraft taxiing. Various shots of royal motorcade driving off field, driving on field, parking by Northstar, of Princess Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) boarding plane.


Excerpt from
Royal Journey
Dorval (city), Washington, D.C.
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080