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    Ottawa, Canada: Tilt Shot from Canadian Parliament Tower down to Massey's car arriving. SV Vincent Massey & others into building. TV Massey taking oath from Supreme Court Justice Kerwin. (Silent) SV Justice Kerwin speaking oath to Massey also in picture: (Nat.Sd.) SCU Vincent Massey replies: - (Nat.sd.) GV Governor General's flag going up. SCU Ditto. BV Vincent Massey mounting platform. TV Massey on chair. SCU Vincent Massey speaks: (Nat.sd.)



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    SV Justice Kerwin speaks:- "Do you swear that you will serve Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second in the Officer of Governor General & Commander in Chief in Canada, and dutifully & impartially administer justice therein? So help me God."



    SCU Vincent Massey replies:- "I swear." Ditto, in French. "Members of the House of Commons, you will be asked to make provision for all essential services & for national defence and the meeting of our obligations under the United Nations' Charter & the North Atlantic treaty for the next fiscal year. Honourable members of the House of Commons, of the Senate, may divine providence bless your deliberations."



    Personalities - Politicians; Ceremonies - Political; Charles Vincent Massey (1887-1967), Canada; British Empire; Self-Reference




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    N.Y.
    Ottawa

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    Film ID:
    VLVA487DU4XNM5VPQBLG220UMTECW
    Media URN:
    VLVA487DU4XNM5VPQBLG220UMTECW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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