STK-ID 33121

Shots at William Lyon Mackenzie King's grave showing Presbyterian Ministers praying, Royal Canadian Mounted Police guard of honour, Louis Saint-Laurent, CD Howe and other ministers giving last respects at grave, men leaving after ceremony at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Toronto. Shots of motorcade on way to cemetery, of spectators lining route, policemen keeping crowd in check along road. Sequence at cemetery showing guest arriving, grave site, coffin covered with flowers being lowered into grave, pallbearers carrying coffin, depositing it onto rollers, ministers officiating, guest praying heads bowed, Saint-Laurent, Howe, Speaker of Senate King and Broke Claxton walking away. CUs of inscriptions on King family's tombstone. MS of Louis Saint-Laurent paying last respects at grave.


Excerpt from
Mackenzie King's Funeral
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio