STK-ID 8991

Aldersyde, Alberta (00/00/1942): [remark: Duke and Duchess of Windsor (Wallis Simpson) arrive in Alberta where they will spend a holiday on the EP Ranch.] Two shots of Duke and Duchess at rear of Canadian Pacific train platform leaving station at Aldersyde, crowd of people around. PAN across rolling meadowland at EP Ranch and shot of ranch house. Shot of Duke and Duchess chatting with Indigenous Chief and his son who have ridden over to welcome the Royal guests. Shot of the pair sightseeing on ranch, accompanied by a Corgi dog. PAN of visitors walking, hedges and windbreaks in background. Group of guests entering cottage as Duke and Duchess walk towards camera, followed by two Corgi dogs. Duke shielding his eyes from sun as he and Duchess survey their ranch. Shot of the pair leaving ranch via front gate.


Excerpt from
Duke Of Windsor At EP Ranch
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio