Amateur film footage of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in Victoria, B.C. during the 1939 royal tour of Canada.
"Item F2016:02/017 & 018 - Royal visit to Victoria, B.C., May 29/31, 1939." Ker family fonds, Ker family films, British Columbia Archives.
British Columbia Archives
"REEL 1: Rehearsal for presentation of colours, and troops drilling. The Fifth Regiment Guard of Honour rehearsing at the Parliament Buildings. King and Queen leave the Parliament Building on May 30 to drive through the city, returning later down Government Street. The Royal Canadian Navy at Beacon Hill Park; presentation of the colour by the King. King inspects war veterans. Queen with Prime Minister Mackenzie King and Premier Pattullo. REEL 2: Naval party returns to the RCN Barracks, Esquimalt, to deposit the colours. Officers, sailors and guests disperse for refreshments. Ogden Point Docks, May 31. Destroyer escort. The King and Queen arrive, inspect Canadian Scottish Guard of Honour, war veterans, and war nurses. King and Queen board the C.N.S.S. 'Prince Robert' and are seen waving from the deck. An hour later, Premuier Pattullo inspects the BC Provincial Police and special constables outside the Parliament Buildings." Viewing notes from British Columbia Archives.