STK-ID 8989

[Title: The Duke of York in Montreal and Quebec (Thomas A Edison, 1901)]: shot of Duke of York (later George V) and party (including Governor general Earl of Minto) leaving railway station in Montreal, two Montreal policemen in immediate foreground. Long sequence showing Duke presenting decorations to Boer War veterans, men of Lord Strathcona Horse Regiment, Royal Canadian Highland Regiment and Queen's Own Highland Regiment. Quebec City: shot of royal carriage parading down street, escorted by mounted men of Governor General's Foot Guard. Shot of Duke of York, Lord and Lady Minto inspecting the Guard of honour on Plains of Abraham. Shot of official party, accompanied by Lord Middleton and Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier, walking towards and past camera. MCS of the Duke of York riding in open carriage. (same as NFB1900-FG-10)


Excerpt from
Duke of York
Quebec City, Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486