STK-ID 6279

King George VI memorial services in Canada (Ottawa, 14/02/1952): MSs of Netherlands and Belgian flags at half mast. LS of Ottawa skyline, Parliament Buildings and Mackenzie King Bridge in foreground. Shot of Prime Minister Louis Saint-Laurent and members of diplomatic corps leaving Saint-Joseph Church. Shots of crowd leaving church. Shots of French flag at half mast at French Embassy on John Street, of Canadian and South African flags at half mast. Shots of crowd entering Christ Church Cathedral, British High Commissioner Sir Alexander Clutterbuck and his wife, United State Ambassador, Dutch Ambassador, Honourable FM Forde and Australian High Commissioner arriving. Shot of Mayor Charlotte Whitton arriving wearing chain of office around her neck. Shot of Governor General and Lady Alexander leaving church. Shots of worshippers leaving church in Ottawa.


Excerpt from
Canada Mourns Death of King George VI
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio