STK-ID 15194

HAMLSs of Royal Canadian Mounted Police pall bearers removing Mackenzie King's coffin from hearse, carrying it into Central Station in Ottawa. Shots of coffin being put on train as military honour guard stand at attention. Shots of high ranking army officer, Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, Ray Lawson and US ambassador Woodward looking on. Shots of train moving out of station, including view of wheels beginning to turn. FOLLOW SHOTs of Mackenzie King's funeral cortege moving down University Avenue in Toronto, including views of crowds lining street. Shots of long line of cars in cortege, motorcycle police, spectators along route. Shots of cortege moving towards Ontario Legislature in background. Sequence showing cortege arriving at cemetery, PAN along people already there, gravestone engraved with names of Mackenzie King's parents and sister. Shots of burial showing spectators watching as priest saying last words, HAS of coffin over grave, floral cross above it. MS of two men and woman dressed in black looking down. (22, 23/07/1950)


Excerpt from
Mackenzie King's Funeral (6374)
Toronto, Ottawa
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio