STK-ID 34171

[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.] HALSs of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip sitting on thrones in Senate Chamber at Parliament Buildings, of the many guests present. CS of Royal Canadian Mounted Police standing guard in hallway of Parliament Building, crowd in background. Front shot of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip followed by Prime Minister John G Diefenbaker and President of Senate Mark R Drouin walking towards and past camera to Senate Chamber. HA sequence on Queen Elizabeth and party entering Senate Chamber, many guests present, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod leading way to Queen, Queen taking her seat on throne.


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