STK-ID 22564

HAS of framework of Supreme Court Building, of spectators. Queen Elizabeth, consort of George VI arriving to lay cornerstone. Prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King presenting her with golden trowel, Union Jack being raised from front of granite block and Queen performing symbolic gestures. CU of inscription on block and shot of block being lowered in place. Queen Elizabeth addressing crowd then meeting three laborers who assisted in laying of cornerstone. Various shots of spectators. HAS of Confederation Square, of crowds, of Royal motorcade from top of Union Station. King George VI inspecting ranks of veterans on parade, then mounting steps to memorial for unveiling ceremony. HAS of huge crowd. CU of King at podium. Shots of guards carrying banners. Shots of monument.


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