The Royal Visit

  • ONFB,
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  • 90 min

This feature documentary offers a complete record of the 1939 Royal Tour of Canada by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. The film opens as the royal couple makes a stop in Québec city, where Premier Duplessis greets them. They then visit Montréal and meet mayor Camilien Houde. A visit to Ottawa brings them to Parliament, where Prime Minister MacKenzie King is present. The visit continues throughout Ontario, the prairies, and western Canada. The Royal couple also makes a brief stop in Washington and meets President Franklin Roosevelt. They then stop in on the Maritime provinces before boarding a Royal yacht for the journey back to England.

Générique

scénario
Frank Badgley
montage
Frank Badgley
scénario
J. Booth Scott
montage
J. Booth Scott
scénario
Robert Collyer
montage
Robert Collyer
narrateur
Rupert Lucas
musique
Howard Fogg