STK-ID 16480

Shots of musical ensemble, luncheon in progress in background. Shot of speaker introducing guest speaker who, in turn, introduces Lord Thomson. MS, MCUs of Lord Thomson speaking. Exterior sequence on Lord Thomson shaking hands with several men. Sequence on Lord Thomson and friends visiting Czech pavilion (at Canadian National Exhibition?), looking at display. Sequence on ceremony honoring Lord Thomson, inspection of Toronto Scottish honour guard, MCUs of pipers piping, parade of honour guard past the camera. Shots of large attendance at open-air ceremony, of speakers speaking on dais, introducing Lord Thomson, Lord Thomson speaking. Cuts to audience, faces. Sequence on Lord Thomson officially opening a Canadian National Exhibition pavilion, cutting ribbon. Lord Thomson visiting pavilion, posing for photographers.


Excerpt from
Never a Backward Step
National Film Board
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Reel 16 mm
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16mm neg b&w
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