STK-ID 22581

Shot of dome of Capitol in Washington framed by foliage. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth consort advancing towards President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt. Group and high ranking army officer posing for cameras. HAS of Constitution Avenue and of parade. CU of King and Roosevelt in state car waving to crowd and various shots of motorcycle police officers, plainclothes men, crowd. Queen following close behind first car waving to crowd. Shot of motorcade driving on New York's Skyway to World Fair grounds. Various shots of activity at fair grounds, crowds waving and cheering at Royal couple, Canada House. King and Queen walking between ranks of British veterans and entering Canadian Pavilion accompanied by Honourable WD Eiler, Canadian Minister of Trade and Commerce. Shot of train speeding through darkness and back lighted by moonlit clouds. Shots of Royal visitors stepping off train at Newcastle, New Brunswick, being presented with bouquet of flowers. King inspecting Guard of Honour of veterans before leaving for Fredericton. Shot of crowd of children cheering and waving. Premier Dysart of New Brunswick escorting King and Queen to Legislative Chambers. In Saint John, mayor and wife welcoming Royal visitors, conducting them on motor tour of city. Shot of huge crowd in rain, following Royal train as it grinds to a stop at Cape Tormentine. Royal couple boarding Royal Navy destroyer "Ceres" for Northumberland Strait crossing. LS of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, old time cannons in foreground, "Ceres" approaching dock, King and Queen stepping off. Shot of Royal motorcade on wet streets of city. Exterior shots of Provincial Building, of King and Queen appearing on balcony. Shot of crowd on dock waving goodbye to visitors as ship slips away. Brief LS of Halifax, of drive through city. Shot of crowd at Garison Ground, of King and Queen, of historical pageant, of stroll through park with Angus McDonald, Premier of Nova Scotia, of three baby girls in crib. King and Queen embark on "Empress of Britain" for trip home. Shots of "Empress of Britain". [End title]


Excerpt from
The Royal Visit / La Visite royale
Nova Scotia
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