STK-ID 32399

Long sequence on dedication ceremony of Royal Canadian Air Force Memorial on Green Island in Ottawa showing arrival of royal car, salute of airmen on parade, air force and army bands playing, bringing of several wreaths by platoon of RCAF personnel, queen inspecting ranks, unveiling of large concrete slab bearing names of casualties, queen, several dignitaries and air force officers laying wreaths. Various shots of memorial, of new Ottawa city hall, of crowds, flags, RCAF trumpeters and bands and of queen chatting with some of the attendants. HAS of ceremony from city hall. Shots of royal cavalcade led by escort of Royal Canadian Mounted Police on horseback turning onto main gate of Parliament Hill. TILT UP to HASs of ceremony on Parliament Hill. MS of Queen signing guest book at Brantford, driving off in royal car. Shot of Indigenous Chief standing by in war bonnet. Shot of flag-bedecked Brantford station, of Queen taking train. Shot of the Queen getting off the train in Kitchener. Shots of decorated "Station Hotel", of Kitchener station. Sequence showing Queen Elizabeth II arriving at Shakespearean Theatre, talking with actors, posing with Prince Philip.


Excerpt from
Royal Tour
Kitchener, Ottawa, Brantford
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080