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    Byng. Lady. Arrival at Ottawa
    Canada: Arrival of Lord & Lady Byng at Ottawa.

    Ottawa: Arrival of?

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    SLATE INFORMATION = GAUMONT GRAPHIC - THE WORLD'S NEWS IN PICTURES

    CAPTION - CANADA'S WELCOME - LORD BYNG OF VIMY (NEW GOV-GENERAL) AND LADY BYNG ARRIVE AT QUEBEC

    Lord Julian Byng ( new Governor-General in ceremonial uniform ) and Lady (Marie) Byng standing on deck of ship with soldiers (Canadian army ?) wearing bearskin guards headgear nearby
    / Lord Byng and wife stepping on to quay and being greeted by reception committee (in ceremonial uniforms) / Governor-General and wife (with bouquet) departing in horse drawn carriage

    CAPTION -THE RECEPTION AT OTTAWA

    Crowds / various (unidentified ) flags decorating building / crowds watching procession along street
    Ottawa Parliament building with crowds in front.

    Close up of Lord and Lady Byng (in court dress)
    Crowds /Lady Byng looking at chilldren in (scouts ? ) uniform with British Union flags
    Lord and Lady Byng climbing steps to podium
    Lord Byng reading speech/ (taking oath ?) with coat of arms behind
    Crowds in front of Parliament cheering
    Background: Byng. Lady. Arrival at Ottawa
    Canada: Arrival of Lord & Lady Byng at Ottawa.

    Ottawa: Arrival of Lord & Lady Byng.

    (NOTE - Lord and Lady Byng arrived in Canada on August 10th 1921 , and Lord Byng was sworn in as Governor-General on August 11, 1921 .General Byng had commanded the Canadian
    army corp to victory at Vimy ridge in 1916 in the first world war.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2SZL8YWSF1B84NOPI5OZEDR82
    Media URN:
    VLVA2SZL8YWSF1B84NOPI5OZEDR82
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1921
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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