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Royal Journey - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB528340
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Tom Daly
Directors:  David Bairstow, Gudrun Parker, Roger Blais
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa), Office national du film du Canada (Ottawa)
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian Politics, Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, History, Social Studies, World History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1951
Running Time:  54:00

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A documentary account of the five-week visit of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh to Canada and the United States in the fall of 1951 includes the pageantry of Québec City; the National War Memorial in Ottawa; the Trenton Air Force Base; Toronto; a performance of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet; Regina; Calgary and Edmonton. The royal train crosses the Rockies and makes stops in several small towns. The royal couple boards the HMCS Crusader in Vancouver and watches native dances in Thunderbird Park, Victoria. They are then welcomed to the United States by President Truman. The remainder of the journey includes visits to Montreal, the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, a steel mill in Sydney, Nova Scotia and Portugal Cove, Newfoundland.

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