STK-ID 15199

Sequence showing Royal Canadian Mounted Police pall bearers loading Mackenzie King's coffin onto train, various shots of mourners, military honour guards, crowds, Stanly Woodward, US ambassador to Canada, Ray Lawson, Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario and high ranking officer standing by. Various HASs of train leaving station. HASs of crowd begining to disperse. HALS of front of Union Station in Toronto. MS of train coming into station. Shots of RCMP pall bearers removing coffin from train, carrying and loading it into hearse. Sequence on cortege moving down University Street, towards Ontario Legislature in background. Sequence in cemetary, shots of people waiting. Shots of gravestone engraved with Mackenzie King' parent and sister names. Sequence on burial service, RCMP pall bearers putting coffin over grave, relatives and guests paying their last respects, priest saying last words, coffin with floral cross on it being hoisted down. Shots interspersed with views of spectators standing by behind fences. (00/07/1950)


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