The Earl of Athlone and Princess Alice arrive at Ottawa.
SLATE INFORMATION: Canada Welcomes New Governor General
Ottawa, Canada: SV Athlone and Princess Alice being greeted at station - train in b-g. SV Athlone and Alice shaking hands with members of cabinet. GV Car followed by horsemen arriving at Parliament through crowded street. SV Governor General inspecting guard. SCU Governor General inspecting guard. SV Pan Alice and Athlone entering building - cameramen in b-g. GV & SV Still picture inter V. of Athlone being sworn in. GV Extr. Scene Governor General and Princess Alice at Governor-General's residence, walking in courtyard. SCU Pose Alice and Athlone - building in b-g. CU Governor General talking in English. Head Cu Governor General talking.
Sound Effects. CU Athlone talking..."This is not merely a war between Germany and the Allies. Rather it is a struggle between civilization which we have so laboriously built up and the forces of darkness which threaten to engulf the world.
But if we are true to our ancient faith and face the trials that are before us with cheerfulness and fortitude, I am confident that we shall prevail over the menace that now confronts us."
Good Scenes: CU Athlone speaking ni French of the traditions of the French-Canadians and that they must uphold those traditions that were brought from France and that they must be always with the mother country in spirit.
Prince Alexander of Teck, 1st Earl of Athlone (1874-1957), Princess Alice of Albany, Countess of Athlone (1883-1981), Royalty; British Empire; World War II (Second World War)
Background: The Earl of Athlone and Princess Alice arrive at Ottawa.