STK-ID 36978

HAS of tarmac at Uplands Airport, people waiting in lower foreground, royal plane taxiing into view in the distance. Various shots of Queen Elizabeth II stepping off BOAC plane, of welcoming party. Interior shot of hangar, the queen standing on low platform reviewing troops, of Air Force honour guard, officers. Shot of royal automobile driving up, queen walking towards it. Shots of royal motorcade driving off. Various exterior shots of ceremonies, plane in background, soldiers and welcoming party in foreground, royal car driving up, queen getting on. MS of BOAC plane, of queen coming out and stepping down. Shot of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip being met by Governor general Vincent Massey, Prime minister John Diefenbaker and wife. MS of BOAC plane taxiing to a stop. LSs of ceremonies inside hangar, of Royal Canadian Air Force honour guard, of queen. LALS of airmen on top of hangar, standing by flag pole over large crest bearing crown and letters "E R". MS of BOAC plane taxiing into frame, of open hatch, of airmen manoeuvering in hangar, of welcoming party including Vincent Massey, John Diefenbaker and others. Shot of plane taxiing by camera from some distance away. Shots of flags. (13/10/1957)


Excerpt from
The Sceptre and the Mace
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080