STK-ID 34183

Various shots of Queen Elizabeth II in Gaspe, laying wreath, signing guest book, shaking hands with visitors, ecclesiastics, Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) present in some shots. Shots of royal party including President Dwight D Eisenhower of United States arriving and speaking at Saint-Lambert dais. Shot of sky, TILT DOWN to MLS of dais. Shots of "Britannia" in canal, of cluster of balloons, TILT UP to flying balloons. General shots of crowd and dignitaries on dais at Beauharnois Lock. Various shots of Union Jack flag and Stars and Sripes, PAN to queen, duke and vice president Richard Nixon of United States on dais. Shot of Nixon and queen walking together in crowd. CU of queen speaking in microphone. Shots of royal couple shaking hands at Long Sault, of flowery dais with royal guests, sign "Brown's Groceteria" on top. Various shots of royal couple at "Robert H Saunders" dam, shaking hands, chatting, governor Rockefeller of New York recognizable among VIPs. Shots of queen and Nixon on dais, inscription "Robert H Saunders dam" visible in background. Brief shots of reception line, royal couple shaking hands at Fort Henry. MS of reception line waiting at airport. Shot of royal couple coming down from dais to shake hands.


Excerpt from
Royal River
Saint-Lambert, Long Sault, Gaspesie-Ile-de-la-Madeleine (region)
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