STK-ID 2737

[Remark: complete film featuring compilation of footage dating back to 1922.] Shots of pedestrians in Toronto, of women's fashion of the day. Shots of Governor General Byng, of his wife and Lieutenant-Governor Aikins of Manitoba inspecting soldiers in Winnipeg. Shot of Henry Thornton, President of CNR. Sequence showing aftermath of disastrous forest fire at Maileybury. Various shots of Queen's University football team, of their bear mascot, of game against Edmonton Eskimos won by Queen's, incidental shots of Richardson Stadium. Sequence on May Day celebration in Toronto including shots of Lieutenant-Governor Cockshutt, of May pole dance, of interpretative dance. Shot of English Bay in Vancouver, women showing off latest beach wear. Shots of opening of construction of Trans-Canadian Highway in British Columbia. CU of sign "Trans Canada Highway". Shots of Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg being torn down and of new Legislature Building. MS of actress Mary Pickford with Douglas Fairbanks in Toronto. Shot of actress Pauline Caron at Montreal carnival. Final sequence on excerpts from early fiction film, a Canadian tearjerker.


Excerpt from
Back in Twenty Two
Winnipeg, Toronto, Vancouver (city), Montreal
National Film Board
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Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486