STK-ID 31458

Censor's Convention (06/10/1950): shots of censors from different provinces seated around table at first national convention of movie censors held at Royal York Hotel. Three-shot of OJ Silverthorne, Evans and MV Newton, from Toronto and Manitoba respectively. Two-shot of Hughes from British Columbia, Doane from Nova Scotia. Shots of Maude Coning and Mrs Hughes looking at poster, of Silverthorne and Fleming, of Gagnon and Doane also looking at poster. Sequence on buffet, banquet. PAN of Gordon Lightstone, MV Newton, JJ Fitzgibbons and CC Williams. Sequence on buffet, chef carving up turkey. Various shots of banquet, guests being served. Shot of "First National Convention of Provincial Censor Boards" sign. Four-shot of Gordon Lightstone of Paramount, MV Newton, JJ Fitzgibbons of Famous Players, Mrs Ray Lewis and OJ Silverthorne.


Excerpt from
Variety International Award / Censor's Convention / Wartime Motion Picture Exhibitors
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio