STK-ID 22572

HA PAN over city of Winnipeg. Shot of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth consort stepping off train, being met by lieutenant-governor Tupper of Manitoba and Premier John Bracken. Shot of the King inspecting guard of honour, a company of the Winnipeg Grenadiers. Shot of royal procession driving down Main Street in rain to cheers of spectators. Shot of procession turning into Portage Avenue. Back shot of mounted escort. Shot of provincial Legislative Buildings. Shot of royal party arriving, soldiers at attention in foreground. Shot of royal couple going up steps, waving to crowd from platform in front of north entrance. Shot of tremendous crowd cheering, King saluting. Shot of Premier John Bracken officially welcoming King and Queen. HAS of crowd sporting umbrellas. (00/05/1939)


Excerpt from
The Royal Visit / La Visite royale
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080