STK-ID 18188

New Ontario Cabinet (06/05/1949): two shots of Ontario Legislature. Shot of Dana Harris Porter being shown in. Shot of lieutenant-governor Ray Lawson and his wife. Two shots of Ray Lawson signing oaths of office. Shots of George Challies, of George Harrison Dunbar, minister of Municipal Affairs and Reform Institutions kissing the bible. Shots of Harold Robinson Scott, minister of Lands and Forests, Louis Pierre Cecile, minister of Travel and Publicity, Welland Steward Gemmell, minister of Mines, kissing the bible. LS and PANs of Premier Leslie Frost and his cabinet. MCS of Premier Frost. Retake of ceremony from another camera, including snatches of speech. Shot of Ray Lawson saying a few words, welcoming all present. Shot of Premier Frost taking oath of office, signing documents. Shots of Thomas Laird Kennedy being sworn in as minister of Agriculture, of George Henry Doucette as minister of Highways and Public Works, of Charles Daley as minister of Labour. MS of Ray Lawson sitting at desk. Shots of George Arthur Walsh being sworn in as Provincial Secretary and Registrar, of W Arthur Goodfellow as minister of Public Welfare and of Harold Robinson Scott as minister of Lands and Forests.


Excerpt from
New Ontario Cabinet
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome, 35mm fine grain comp b&w
Aspect ratio