STK-ID 51257

Arrival of Viscount Alexander from Tunis (00/04/1946): sequence on Alexander's arrival in Ottawa, greetings by prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, introduction to members of the cabinet, inspection of Governor General's Footguard, honour guard, motorcade to Parliament. Sequence on inspection of honour guard, Mackenzie King and Lady Alexander chatting, entrance of new governor general into Parliament Building. LAS of top of Peace Tower. Shot of new governor general coming out with Lady Alexander after ceremony, shaking hands with prime minister Mackenzie King, getting snapped by news photographers. Various shots of Rideau Hall, of governor general and his family walking on grounds. Posing left to right, governor general, Lady Alexander, 13 year old Rose, 10 year old Shane and 6 year old Brian. Several shots of the children with playmate Henrietta Scott and their dogs.


Excerpt from
Canadian News-ASN
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio