STK-ID 3882

[Remark: Lord Byng was the 33rd Governor General of Canada. He held office from 1921 to 1926 during the first premiership of William Lyon Mackenzie King.] Shot of train backing up to steps in Union Station at Ottawa, Lord Byng of Vimy in dress of office with wife stepping off train. Shots of army officers in dress uniforms, officials and Prime Minister Mackenzie King greeting Governor General Byng. Interior sequence showing Byng inspecting Guard of Honour. MS of Royal Canadian Mounted Police escort lined outside. MS of Byng and wife climbing into the official phaeton, crowd in background. Exterior sequence on other inspection. CU of Byng talking with RCMP constable. Sequence on Byng reading address from dais erected in front of Parliament Buildings. Shots of Byng saluting soldiers then climbs into phaeton, moving away followed by an escort of Royal Canadian Mounted Police. MS of procession moving under portico of Parliament Building. MS of detachment of RCMP moving away. LS, MS of Empress of France. CU of ship's name. MCS and CU of Lord and Lady Byng aboard ship.


Excerpt from
Byng of Vimy at Ottawa
National Film Board
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Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
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720 x 486