STK-ID 30370

Various shots of military ceremonies on grounds of provincial legislature in Victoria, of inspection by lieutenant-governor Frank Ross, of gun salute. CU of detail of soldiers with mascot, of dog mascot. LAS of barrels of artillery pieces projecting over parapet, firing one at a time in salute. Various MLSs of parade of lorries and heavy guns, of naval band and contingent, of airforce personnel, army personnel, Scottish Highlanders, Royal Canadian Mounted Police. CU of two children with Union Jack flags among spectators. Shot of flag atop mast, TILT DOWN to soldiers at attention on parade ground. MLS of stairs at entrance of legislature, of lieutenant-governor Frank Ross and party descending. Shot of group, car and honour guard in foreground. Shot of reception line in park, Frank Ross and wife shaking hands. Various shots of people strolling in park, of navy band playing in foreground.


Excerpt from
The Tall Country
Victoria (British Columbia)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio