STK-ID 34166

[Remark: this is Queen Elizabeth II's first official visit to Canada since her coronation in 1953. She opened the 23rd session of Parliament at Ottawa, 14/10/1957.] Whole can on arrival of royal couple at Parliament Buildings showing Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip taking salute from dais on steps of Parliament, arriving in royal coach with Royal Canadian Mounted Police escort, royal cortege moving along Ottawa streets and Parliament Hill, crowd lining route, reporters. Shots of Royal Standard flag flying atop mast, of facade of Rideau Hall, of mounted RCMP lining up on Parliament Hill. Sequence on military ceremony showing Ceremonial Guard band and Canadian Army soldiers on parade on Parliament Hill, presenting arms, royal couple taking salute from dais on steps of Parliament Buildings. Shots include departure of royal cortege after ceremony.


Excerpt from
Royal Visit 1957
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio