STK-ID 22562

Shot of crowds on Plains of Abraham, of mounted police, children in uniform, of crowd cheering when Royal motorcade appears. George VI, King of Great Britain and Queen Elizabeth consort stepping up on dais and acknowledging cheers of crowd. CU of small tri-color being waved energetically. Three young girls in white present flowers to Queen. Royal couple descending from dais and driving away. Brief visit in Trois-Rivières, shot of huge crowd assembled on Place de la Gare waiting for royal couple to arrive, arrival of train, shot of royal couple on dais, departure. Shot of train arriving at Montreal's Jean Talon Station, of King and Queen being met by Camillien Houde, mayor of Montreal. Black Watch and Hussars lining up on parade. Shot of crowd waving flags and cheering. Royal couple saluting crowd from their car. Shot of tremendous crowd of youngsters packed in Montreal baseball stadium and of Royal car making the circuit of the field. Royal car arriving at Montreal's City Hall, King and Queen stepping out and being welcomed by Mayor Houde. Group mounting stairs, TILT UP decorated entrance. Shot of Notre Dame Cathedral, of clerics and nuns assembled to welcome King and Queen. King's car driving by, escorted by 6th Duke Connaught's Royal Canadian Hussars. TILT DOWN flagstaff flying Royal Standard on top of Mount Royal. Shot of royal party looking at sights from lookout. Shot of city from top of mountain. Inscribed stone commemorating Sovereign's visit is unveiled. Shot of crowd gathered in front of Windsor Hotel to see King and Queen as they arrive for banquet. Shot of Royal couple appearing on balcony and waving.


Excerpt from
The Royal Visit / La Visite royale
Quebec City, Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1280 x 720