• Short Summary

    Footage of King George the VI and the Queen in Ottawa in Canada.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "THEIR MAJESTIES TOUR CONTINUED - OTTAWA"

    M/S's and L/S's of King George VI (Duke of York / Prince Albert) sitting with Queen Elizabeth (Duchess of York / Queen Mother). They ride through the streets of a crowded city in an open topped landau. Good L/S of the cities parliament building. L/S's of the Queen laying the foundation station stone of the Supreme Court Building before shaking hands with several stone masons.

    L/S's of the Queen giving a speech next to the Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King. She talks about the role of women in the modern world (Note: part of the speech is track only). L/S's of crowds cheering the King and Queen. L/S's of the new war memorial in large square. M/S of the King giving speech in which he talks about the need for peace and freedom, he says that without freedom "there can be no enduring peace and without peace no enduring freedom. Various shots of the royal couple greeting the large crowds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1013.03
    Media URN:
    14398
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:14:00 / 01:05:39:00
    Canister:
    39/44

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