STK-ID 36979

Various interior shots of Senate chambers, particularly HASs from balcony over entrance, of royal couple on throne, of Chief justices, senators and of the Gentleman of the Black Rod walking about. Closer shots and LS of Queen Elizabeth II reading her speech, of Prince Philip listening, Prime Minister John Diefenbaker at left of queen, backs of Chief justices in foreground. MS of Prince Philip on his throne, of queen reading speech from the throne. After ceremony, everybody stands, the prince gives his arm to the queen and the principals file out while the senators stand respectfully. HASs of royal couple from over throne, of officials and Chief justices filing out. HAS of officials, royal couple entering Senate. (14/10/1957)


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