STK-ID 32668

Shots of spectators in front of Chateau Laurier and Union Station in Ottawa, of royal motorcade passing by. Sequence on ceremony at Cenotaph (National War Memorial), Queen Elizabeth II arriving, veterans lowering colours, the Queen depositing wreath, chatting with Silver Star mothers and veterans. Shots of Prince Philip doing likewise. Shot of royal party leaving Cenotaph. Shot of Queen Elizabeth II getting out of car in front of Chateau Laurier. Interior shot of former Governor General of Canada Vincent Massey chatting. Shot of royal couple and Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson and wife entering, shaking hands with guests. TILT DOWN to huge birthday cake. Shot of Queen inspecting cake as she passes by, puts on coat and walks out with entourage. CUs of English and French signs re Government House. LAS of top of Rideau Hall facade. LSs, MSs, CUs of sentries guarding entrance to grounds. Shot of royal motorcade driving up and through gates. (12/10/1964)


Excerpt from
Royal Visit
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