STK-ID 16227

Slow PAN of site for the new Mount Sinai Hospital on University Street in Toronto. Cut to large sign "The new Mount Sinai Hospital". Various shots of demolition of buildings to make room for the new hospital. Shots of the original Mount Sinai Hospital on McCaul Street last used as an hospital in 1913, of the present hospital on Yorkville Street. Shot of patients entering hospital; nurse bringing out new baby as parents follow, CU of nurse and baby. Shots of Controller John Innes, Controller David Balfour, Honourable Russell T Kelley, Mayor Hiram McCallum, controllers Allen Lamport and Leslie Saunders looking at model of new Mount Sinai Hospital. Various shots of men examining model. MS of group responsible for construction of new hospital including Roy Frankel, Mayor McCallum, Russell T Kelley and Raymond Allen. CUs of model. Interior shots of present Mount Sinai Hospital showing cramped quarters, nurses tending to beded patients and beds in main corridor, working on babies in crowded nursery. CU of nurse and baby. Interior of small diet kitchen, nurses preparing meals. PAN of crowded ward, 16 beds, nurse bringing in tray, feeding elderly man with spoon. (15/02/1949)


Excerpt from
Mount Sinai Hospital
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
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