STK-ID 2738

[Remark: portrayal of life and events in 1923 and of personalities who enlivened the era.] Shot of car moving up, stopping, doorman opening door. Sequence showing fashion show, guests, models (adults and juveniles). Shot of Lord and Lady Baden-Powell arriving by car in Victoria, inspecting boy scouts and girl guides. MLS of Prince of Wales, incognito, posing with captain on deck of ship. CU of George McManus and wife in Toronto (McManus is creator of Jiggs and Maggie comic strip). Shot of couple donning snowshoes, sitting in iceboat. MLS of iceboats skimming on ice of Lake Ontario. MS of Rudolph Valentino and wife Natacha Rambova. Sequence showing David Lloyd George being welcomed by Montreal Mayor Mederic Martin, playing golf, visiting hospital. HAS of huge crowd in streets of Montreal at Montreal Winter Fair, including shots of float parade, of beauty contestant arriving by train, being judged wearing furs, of winner Winnifred Blair, Miss Saint John, New Brunswick, of girl posing, sitting in cutter, being helped down tobaggan slide. Sequence showing Lord Byng of Vimy arriving at Saint John, New Brunswick to open world's largest drydock at Courtney Bay, including shots of ceremonies and crowds. Various shots of women boxing on ice, of baby beauty contest including shots of winner, Doris Elizabeth Hyde and of Joshua Smith painting baby.


Excerpt from
Back in Twenty Three
Victoria (British Columbia), Saint John (New Brunswick), Toronto, Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486