The Queen in Canada, 1964

The Queen in Canada, 1964

                                The Queen in Canada, 1964
| 20 min

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This short documentary follows Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh as they visit Canada to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Confederation. A hundred years earlier, the Fathers of Confederation had gathered in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, to discuss the idea of a united Canada. At a time when Canadians are once again reassessing the nature and role of the diverse communities within Canada, the Queen’s arrival unites onlookers in the idea of Canada as one great nation.

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The Queen in Canada, 1964, Gordon Sparling, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Gordon Sparling
  • producer
    Nicholas Balla
  • narrator
    Douglas Rain