- Title: CF233
KEYWORDS: ROYAL FAMILY, ROYAL VISIT, CANADA, AMATEUR FILM / HOME MOVIE, UNION JACK FLAG, EXCELLENT COLOUR
Flag with writing on "ROYAL VISIT HALIFAX 1939".
Boy Waving paper in the air against blue sky. Various newspaper headlines "GREETINGS TO THEIR MAJESTIES", "ROYAL COUPLE ARE ANXIOUSLY AWAITED HERE" Flag with "GOD SAVE THE KING WRITTEN ON IT". Some shots of flags with sky behind, flags on face of building (great shot, looking upwards). Billboard with painting of George VI on it, raising a champagne glass and reading "GENTLEMEN, THE KING". A selection of other paintings on billboards.
10:01:12 Sign written over an archway WELCOME TO NOVA SCOTIA
Man climbing a ladder, attaching Union Jack flags to the side of a building. Two men hoisting a coat of arms up the side of a building, Union Jack being waved out of a window.
10:01:57 Two men (carpenters) building stadium-style seats. Statue of Britannia outside building. Various flags, crowns on flags, regalia…huge Union Jack on the side of a building.
10:03:06 Ocean liner on sea. Newspaper headline "THOUSAND READY TO ROAR WELCOME TO THEIR RULERS". People sat on curb waiting to greet royalty. Marching band wearing kilts. Great shot of little boy and girl, girl waving Union Jack. Marching regiment. Chauffeur cleaning car. Boy waving newspaper in the air.
10:05:15 Royal couple getting off train, Canadian Mounties waiting to greet them. Women courtesy. George VI walking up to troops. Royal procession pulling away.
Royal couple drive past camera.
10:07:49 C/U Signatures of George and Elizabeth. Waving crowds, shot (upwards) of flags and bunting. Shot of soldiers sat down, eating their lunch. Newspaper headline "GOD SAVE THE KING"
10:09:35 Royal couple walk past camera. George VI salutes to camera. Huge crowd waving behind.
10:11:20 Great C/U shot of triplets in pram. Elizabeth greeting babies. Soldiers marching past camera, King inspecting troops.
10:13:49 Royal couple preparing to board ocean liner. Shot of name on side of liner "EMPRESS OF BRITAIN". Couple wave from on board liner. Liner pulling out of harbour. Flag with GOD SAVE THE KING on it.
Flag with THE END written on it.
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- Master Title:GEORGE VI VISITS CANADA (1939)