STK-ID 18256

Official Opening of Sunnybrook Hospital (16/06/1948): sequence on Prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King arriving, touring the hospital, talking with veterans lying in bed, sitting in wheel chairs. Shot of Prime minister Mackenzie King, Dr E Warren and Lieutenant-governor Ray Lawson (closest to camera) arriving at official platform. Shot of Honorable Milton Gregg, Vice Chairman, Ministry of Veteran Affairs, giving address. LS of crowd, facade of hospital. Shots of Prime Minister Mackenzie King speaking. Rear shot of Mackenzie King speaking. HALSs from top of building. Ground shots of audience, veterans in wheel chairs, nurses, Canadian Legion with Union Jacks. Shot of Prime Minister Mackenzie King, Mayor McCallum and Lieutenant-governor Lawson posing. Shot of crowd entering hospital. Shot of Prime Minister Mackenzie King and party walking towards and past camera Mackenzie King is greeted by well-wishers. LSs of Sunnybrook Hospital, of Red Cross Lodge.


Excerpt from
Official Opening of Sunnybrook Hospital/ Fathers of Confederation...
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio