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June 5, 1939 (Creation)
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1 film reel (4 min., 54 sec.) : col., si., acetate, original, reversal (Kodachrome) ; 16 mm
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One film of the Royal Visit at Garson Crossing in Garson, Ontario.
00:00 Awaiting the King and Queen’s arrival at Garson Crossing.
01:37 Arrival of the Royal Train.
02:03 The band performing and the crowd waiting.
02:58 Arrival of the Royal Train.
03:26 Arrival of King George IV and Queen Elizabeth at Garson Crossing.
04:45 Departure of the King and Queen in their car.
04:19 Departure of Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, Sudbury Mayor William Joseph Laforest, Margaret Laforest (Mayor Laforest's daughter), Copper Cliff Mayor Everett Alfred Collins and Mary Ireland (Mayor Collin’s niece) in their car.
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To learn more about the 1939 Royal Visit, see the Heit Family Fonds http://www.archeion.ca/royal-visit, Herbert Rose Fonds https://www.archeion.ca/king-and-queen-visit-canada and the National Film Board's documentary "The Royal Visit." http://www.nfb.ca/film/royal_visit. The Sudbury portion of their trip is featured at 73:40 to 74:05 minutes within the 90 minute film.
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