• Short Summary

    Quebec City fairly quiet on the eve of arrival of Queen and Prince Philip.

    However, Army?

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    Silent footage -- Roll Number 1. Establishing shots of Laval University and some of the buildings. At present all quiet but some demonstrations are planned from students attending university.

    Various shots of Plains of Abraham -- Welcome to Quebec City etc. This to establish location of where Queen will be on Saturday and Sunday.

    Roll two: Extra precautions being taken at government wharf where yacht Britannia will be tied up on Saturday morning. RCMP checking all people in area and making sure that they have proper identification.

    Various shots of security cars to be used when the Queen in Quebec City and motorcycle police being used for the visit. This group have been with the Queen since her arrival in Canada and will stay until the tour ends. The RCMP have been flown in from other parts of Canada. Roll show plain clothesmen inspecting the government wharf prior to arrival of Britannia and last minute preps being made for the visit.


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    Background: Quebec City fairly quiet on the eve of arrival of Queen and Prince Philip.

    However, Army and RCMP security being strengthened and security forces checking all buildings etc and areas where the Royal Party will visit.

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