STK-ID 31436

Sequence on Prince Bernhardt's DC-3 taxiing to camera, prince at controls as seen through pilot's window, prince being welcomed by Governor general Alexander and Defence Minister Brooke Claxton. LAMLS of Prince Bernhardt of Netherlands taking the salute from honour guard. Shot of Dutch flag, of Red Ensign and Royal Canadian Air Force flags. Shots of inspection of guard of honour. Sequence on wreath laying ceremony at cenotaph in Confederation Square, inspection of the Royal Canadian Regiment honour guard. Prince Bernhardt in accompanied by Claxton and General Foulkes. CU of wreath. Sequence on Prince Bernhardt meeting Dutch nationals in main ballroom of Chateau Laurier, shaking hands with them. MS of prince greeting Dutch immigrants with Dutch Ambassador Van Roijen, posing informally with immigrants, with two Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables. Shots of new CF-100 jet pursuit plant being polished at Rockliffe air base. LS of jet taking off. Shot of plane flying past several times, doing rolls. Group shot of official party watching, left to right Mr Diesher of AV Roe, ambassador Van Riojen, Prince Bernhardt, Governor General Alexander, Brooke Claxton, Air Marshal James and Mayor of Ottawa. Shots of group of foreign diplomats including FM Forde, high commissioner from Australia and SK Kirpalani of India. Shots of Bill Waterton, of prince inspecting CF-100 and Avro Jetliner. Various shots of group, of prince, Governor general. (13/03/1950)


Excerpt from
Prince Bernhardt
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