STK-ID 22585

CU of lifesaver on rail of ship, "Wausau - Ottawa" written on. Sequence showing Princess Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) stepping into launch, sailing on Ottawa River. Various shots of launch, of naval personnel, of Royal Canadian Mounted Police, of pilot of launch. Shot of launch going through Rideau Lock. Shots of Royal launch on river, glimpses of royal couple, retinue of light craft following. Shots of launch, Inter-Provincial Bridge and Parliament Hill in background. HALS of launch and small craft from river bank. Sequence on launch entering canal lock, in lock. HALSs of Centre Block, people assembled in front. HALS of East Block, people. HAS of crowd on Parliament Hill. Brief shot of royal monogram. Shots of wreath-laying ceremony at cenotaph, Princess Elizabeth chatting with veterans, Princess Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh laying wreath. HAS of Elizabeth inspecting troops. HASs of motorcade in streets lined with people, of cenotaph during ceremony. LAS of children in stands waving at or past camera. Front MS of Elizabeth speaking, of Governor General Vincent Massey speaking (sound). Shot of Princess Elizabeth chatting with Louis Saint-Laurent. (00/11/1951)


Excerpt from
Royal Visit
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080