• Short Summary

    Footage of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth arriving in Quebec, Canada.

  • Description

    Quebec, Canada.

    Full titles read: "THEIR MAJESTIES IN CANADA FIRST PICTURES"

    L/S's of the 'Empress of Australia arriving in Canada. Huge crowds turn up to see King George VI (Duke of York / Prince Albert) and Queen Elizabeth (Duchess of York / Queen Mother) walking don the ram of the ship onto the shore. They are greeted by The Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King and the Premier of Quebec Monsieur Duplessis. L/S's of the King and Queen being greeted by numerous dignitaries.

    The King and Queen visit the Parliament building of Quebec. L/S of the royal couple sitting at two large thrones. L/S's of the King giving a speech at Lunch at the Chateaux Frontenac, he speaks in both English and French. Good M/S of the couple listening to thousands of children singing. L/S's and M/S's of the King and Queen being driven through the streets of Quebec in an open topped car.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1011.38
    Media URN:
    14378
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:12:00 / 01:38:23:00
    Canister:
    39/42

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