STK-ID 34170

[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.] Sequence on Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip attending ceremony at Hull City Hall, Queen and party marching down aisle, sitting on throne in front of attendance. Shots of Queen Elizabeth signing Golden Book, shaking hands with dignitaries, of Queen and party leaving ceremony. Shots of Highland regiment and band parading down street, of royal motorcade driving up to dais, of Ceremonial Guard band playing. Various shots of crowd present. LS of explosion going off at sod-turning ceremony opening contruction of Queensway Highway near Pretoria Bridge in Ottawa, crowd looking on in foreground. (15/10/1957)


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