STK-ID 22563

AERIAL SHOT of section of Ottawa. Shot of train coming in station at Island Park Drive. King of Great Britain, George VI and Queen Elizabeth consort step off train. Shot of spectators, dignitaries, mounted police. Royal couple stepping into phaeton and riding off between lanes of people. King and Queen being escorted through city by detachment of 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards. HAS of procession and spectators. Shot of cavalcade riding through gates of Government House. Slightly hazy shot of Parliament Building. King and Queen driving up to steps of Parliament and stepping out of official car. Prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King in full dress uniform greeting them. King saluting as band plays "God Save The King", then entering Parliament. Exterior HAS of Senate Chamber, King and Queen sitting on throne. MS of royal couple. After session, King and Queen leave building. Prime minister Mackenzie King and Senator Raoul Dandurand, leader of Government in Senate. HAS of Sovereigns entering car, soldiers at attention in background, West Block and buildings on Spark Street still farther. LAS of radio commentator in field talking away in his microphone. Shot of Centre Block of Parliament Buildings. King, wearing the uniform of the Colonel in Chief of the guards arrives accompanied by prime minister Mackenzie King and Chief of Staff. Shot of Queen watching from window in East Block and waving. Trooping of colors gets under way, Governor General's Footguards and Grenadier Guards of Montreal, dressed in scarlet, marching about. Shot of march past and Royal escort marching to colors and taking them over. HAS of field. Various shots of trooping of colors, of slow march past.


Excerpt from
The Royal Visit / La Visite royale
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