STK-ID 34156

Shots of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip arriving on deck area, shaking hands, walking up gangplank of "Britannia". MLS of royal launch sailing across frame, warships in distant background, Red Ensign visible at end of shot. Shot of royal launch, ZOOM OUT to include dock buildings, crowds, far shore. Shipboard shot of two sailors at attention at stern of launch, wake in background. CU of hull of "Britannia". Brief shot of welcoming of royal couple at gangplank of "Britannia" in Quebec City, Royal 22e Regiment in foreground. Shot of Royal 22e Regiment band playing. LS of escort and crowds on dock at Trois-Rivières. Shot of "Britannia" sailing away from dock. FOLLOW SHOT of queen and President Dwight D Eisenhower of United States walking towards and onto "Britannia" at Saint-Lambert Lock, part of Jacques Cartier Bridge visible in background. Brief shot of royal motorcade on dock at Port Alfred. Various shots of crowds, honour guard on Cornwall dock, of "Britannia" sailing away. Shot of sailors mooring "Britannia" in Toronto Harbour. Various shots of sailors hoisting gangplank, of queen and Prime minister John Diefenbaker walking down gangplank. Various shots of royal couple at Port Arthur walking off launch, shaking hands. LSs and MSs of flotilla, launches and escort of power boats. MS of royal couple standing by Union Jack flag. HASs of crowds, honour guard lining red carpet, of royal party in Chicago, incidental shots of large flotilla of power boats in background.


Excerpt from
Royal River
Saint-Lambert, Chicago, Trois-Rivières, Cornwall (Ontario), Toronto, Quebec City, Thunder Bay
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080