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    Title reads: "Seaway Awaits Queen".

    Royal tour of Canada.

    Panning shot Queen Elizabeth II being escorted out to Comet IV aeroplane on tarmac at London Airport. Panning shot Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip), Queen Mother and Princess Margaret walking to the Comet followed by Government officials. C/U cameramen. The Queen says goodbye to the officials and walks up plane steps followed by Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Duke. L/S Queen and Princess Margaret leaving aircraft. G/V Queen Mother and Princess Margaret leaving aircraft - Queen and Duke come out of aircraft to wave last goodbye. C/U American Ambassador, High Commissioner for Canada and Rab Butler (Home Secretary) waving goodbye. Panning shot plane taking off. M/S Queen Mother and Princess Margaret waving. L/S plane.

    Aerial shot Montreal, Canada and St. Lambert Seaway Lock (St. Lawrence Seaway). G/V Cargo ships sailing towards lock. Panning shot approaching first of lift bridges at St. Lambert Lock. L/S cargo ship in lock. Map shot showing route from Quebec through seven new locks to Lake Ontario. Aerial shot Snell Lock. G/V cargo ship sailing into lock. Travel shot from on board ship sailing close to lock walls. L/S lock gates closing. Panning shot two cargo boats waiting in lock. Lock gates opening. Travel shot from ship leaving Snell Lock. G/V cargo ships. Travel shot from ship sailing past hydroelectric towers. Aerial shot Iroquois Lock, pan up towards great Lakes. Map shot showing route from Toronto through Lakes to American ports. Panning shot from Cleveland skyline to cargo boat coming into port. L/S seamen working on deck. G/V cargo ship unloading at Cleveland.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:41:00 / 01:11:26:00
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  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Commonwealth Tours: 1950s Royal Visits to Canada Commonwealth Tours: 1950s
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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