STK-ID 18189

New Ontario Premier (29/04/1949): sequence on delegates signing in at Progressive Conservative Leadership convention in Toronto, milling around in lobby. Shot of Leslie Frost and wife greeting friends in front of the Frost Booth. Two-shot of Frost and wife. Three-shot of Leslie Frost, JR Hale and George S Henry, a former Premier of Ontario. Shot of Leslie Blackwell, two friends and supporters in front of the Blackwell booth. CU of candidate Blackwell and David W Nesbitt. CU of Blackwell. Shot of the Kelso Roberts booth, energetic supporters parading past with placards, CUs of sign supporting Roberts, of sign supporting Frost. Shot of girl handing out pamphlets in favour of candidate Dana Porter whose poster can be seen in background. Four-shot of Frost, Roberts, Porter and Blackwell posing. Shot of press working on dispatches, sending them out, dispatches being picked up by messengers, including James Nichol (bald head) of the Toronto Telegram. PAN of candidates and their wives awaiting results of poll. Shots of delegates voting. HAS over waiting crowd. Shots of men parading with large placards congratulating Premier Frost, of Frost being congratulated by delegates, by his wife, by Mrs George Drew, cheering crowd. Two shots of Mrs Drew and former Premier Kennedy.


Excerpt from
New Ontario Premier/ French Boy Scout Retrace Explorer's Route
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio