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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: Royal River is National Film Board's film of the Britannia's stately progress along the St. Lawrence River to Port Arthur, with a queenly passenger aboard. The film runs 30 minutes. It was released by 20th Century Fox for distribution in 17 Commonwealth countries. Thirty-six hours after the Royal tour ended, the Canadian print was shown in five Canadian cities. In Toronto Royal River appears at University, Eglinton, Palace and Runnymede. The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: BRITANNIA (Royal Yacht),Royal River is National Film Board's film of the Britannia's stately progress along the St. Lawrence River to Port Arthur, with a queenly passenger aboard. The film runs 30 minutes. It was released by 20th Century Fox for distribution in 17 Commonwealth countries. Thirty-six hours after the Royal tour ended, the Canadian print was shown in five Canadian cities. In Toronto Royal River appears at University, Eglinton, Palace and Runnymede.June 30, 1959,JOHN GILLIES transparent
DATED
June 30, 1959
PRINTED IN THE GLOBE AND MAIL
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Scanned from a print
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Royal River is National Film Board's film of the Britannia's stately progress along the St. Lawrence River to Port Arthur, with a queenly passenger aboard. The film runs 30 minutes. It was released by 20th Century Fox for distribution in 17 Commonwealth countries. Thirty-six hours after the Royal tour ended, the Canadian print was shown in five Canadian cities. In Toronto Royal River appears at University, Eglinton, Palace and Runnymede.
JOHN GILLIES / The Globe and Mail
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