STK-ID 28307

World Premiere-Variety Girl (Toronto, 30/09/1947): TILT DOWN Imperial Theatre neon to marquee and large crowd in front of theatre. Various HASs of crowd, barker entertaining crowd from top of circus wagon, police restraining crowd. Shot of several people under marquee, including JJ Fitzgibbons, president of Famous Players in Canada, Jack Kent Cooke and wife, Lorne Greene, Win Baron, radio commentator. Shot of sign re Variety Girl and tickets all sold out. Two-shot of Billy D Wolfe doing short comedy routine after shaking hands with JJ Fitzgibbons. Shot of Miss Canada Margaret Marshall being interviewd on radio. Interior shot of theatre, variety show in progress to aid the Variety Club and the Variety Village for under privilege children. Shots of comedy skit by Billy De Wolfe, of Billy De Wolfe interviewing of Miss Canada. Several HASs of packed house.


Excerpt from
World Premiere-Variety Girl / Honourary Degrees for Churchill and FDR
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