STK-ID 16471

New Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario Sworn In (Toronto, 00/01/1947): LS of Ontario Legislature. Shots of premier George Drew and chief justice RS Robertson entering Legislative Chamber followed by the Honourable WJ Webster and Labour Minister C Daley. Shots of former lieutenant-governor Albert Mathews entering with new lieutenant-governor Ray Lawson, the men's wives follow behind. Shots of justice Robertson swearing in the Honourable Ray Lawson, of Lawson signing the oath of allegiance. Shot of retiring lieutenant-governor Mathews shaking hands with Lawson. Shots of hand shakes, posing by Mathews, Drew, Lawson, of Ontario provincial secretary Roland Michener reading the Commission of Appointment. Shot of Lawson posing with his wife, his daughter, Mrs John Kennedy, and his son, colonel Tom Lawson.


Excerpt from
New Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario Sworn In / Cartierville Winter Flood
National Film Board
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Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
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35mm fine grain b&w
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1920 x 1080