STK-ID 22576

TRAVELLING SHOTs of deep mountain canyon, turbulent stream. AERIAL SHOT of Vancouver. Shot of King George VI being welcomed in Vancouver, of Seaforth Highlanders in attendance, of Lyle Pilford, mayor of Vancouver standing with Queen Elizabeth consort. King inspecting Seaforths and then driving away in official car. Brief shot of City Hall, of mayor Pilford welcoming Royal couple. HAS of balcony on which King is to appear, of large choir singing "God Save The King". Shots of large crowd milling in streets, of Royal motorcade heading for West Vancouver. HAS of motorcade on first narrows bridge, in Stanley Park, on docks. Shot of soldiers at attention, of flotilla of small boats in harbour, of ship carrying King and Queen. Shots of waters of Strait of Georgia, of sunset. AERIAL SHOT of Victoria and shot of Legislative Building. King inspecting Guard of Honour, a company of British Columbia Coast Brigade and King being officially welcomed by Premier Patullo. Queen is offered a bouquet by Premier's granddaughter. PAN over band playing "God Save The King", over crowd and over harbour in the distance. Shot of ceremony of presentation of colors in Beacon's Hill Park. Shot of naval company at attention, of King walking on dais, of clergy blessing colors. King receiving White Ensign and presenting it to Commander JC Hubbard, Commander of color party before detachment of Western Command of Royal Canadian Navy and large crowd of spectators. Various shots of ratings on parade, of King on dais, of color party. Head on shot of Royal yatch, steamship "Prince Robert". HAS of Royal couple walking up gangplank. Various shots of shore from ship, of ship, of King and Queen on board. LS of destroyers, of war planes. Shot of "Prince Robert" sailing into Vancouver Harbour.


Excerpt from
The Royal Visit / La Visite royale
Vancouver (city), Vancouver Island
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