STK-ID 40789

Various shots of Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) arriving at the Woodbine Racetrack for the Queen's Plate Classic. Shots of the royal landau, the mounted escort (Lancers), of the stadium packed with people, of the queen walking across the lawn and chatting with the owner and the jockey of the winning horse. MLS of the scoreboard and the Royal Standard flying over it. Shot of Queen Elizabeth II stepping up into the landau and of the cavalcade moving away. Various shots of the arrival of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh by yacht. HASs of the ceremonies. Shot of the departure of the royal guests for city hall. LAS of the clock tower of the city hall followed by TILT DOWN to crowd and lavish decorations. Cut in shots of multitude of flags, of crowds, of soldiers drawn up on parade, of city policemen. Several shots of the mayor and the queen on the dais, of the queen speaking, of the mayor speaking. The ceremonies over, the royal couple drives off in the royal car to the acclaim of the crowd. Shot of motorcade moving down a street. Sequence showing the royal visitors arriving at the CNE grandstand. Shots of the queen reviewing and inspecting a local highland regiment, of the regiment marching, dais in background. Shots of the welcome of the queen at the docks, of the queen inspecting the honour guard, shaking hands with the mayor.


Excerpt from
Royal Tour
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080