STK-ID 6226

[Remark: Ottawa went all out to make three VIP's feel at home on the occasion of their visit to the Capital.] Large crowd attending party at Rideau Hall. Guests shake hands with the Princes and the Willingdons. Shots of decorated dais, of people watching and of Mayor Balbarrie giving welcome address. The Prime Minister welcomes Sir Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister of Great Britain, on behalf of Canada. Shots of unveiling of statue to Sir Wilfrid Laurier on Parliament Hill by Prince of Wales. Prime minister Mackenzie King giving dedication address. Shots of crowds, soldiers and mounted cavalry unit assembled in front of Union Station, of their Royal Highnesses Prince George and Prince of Wales greeted by Governor general and Lady Willingdon, Prime Minister Mackenzie King and members of the Cabinet. Shots of Prince of Wales inspecting Guard of Honour, of crowds waving as royal car and escort driving to Parliament Buildings. [titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Canada Welcomes Princes and Prime Minister Baldwin
National Film Board
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Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
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35mm fine grain b&w
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720 x 486