STK-ID 16378

National Liberal Convention (Ottawa, 00/08/1948): sequence on Prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King on podium, excerpts of speech and applause from VIP's platform (sound). Excerpts of Mackenzie King's farewell speech (sound). Shot of Louis Saint-Laurent signing autograph for a boy. Sequence on garden party, of Prime minister Mackenzie King shaking hands with guests. Several portrait shots of politicians and their wives. Shots of Charles "Chubby" Power, James G Gardiner. Shot of group of reporters and photographers snapping pictures, flashes going off. Shot of Louis Saint-Laurent and family posing. Night shots of outdoor rally, crowd holding signs indicating home towns or provinces, PANs to statue of former Prime minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier.


Excerpt from
National Liberal Convention
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain comp b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio