STK-ID 6136

Mary Pickford in Canada (00/01/1948): Sequence on Mary Pickford arriving in Ottawa by train, being greeted by Mayor Stanley Lewis. HASs inside station showing large crowd, VIPs and fans greeting Mary Pickford. MS of young girl Lyse Parent presenting flower bouquet to Mary Pickford. HAS of Mary Pickford followed by crowd walking to Château Laurier, attending Rotary luncheon. CS of Mary Pickford talking with Prime Minister Mackenzie King. Night HAS of Elgin Theatre, marquees announcing premiere of films "Sleep My Love" and National Film Board short "Hungry Minds". MS of fans applauding as Mary Pickford arrives with Mackenzie King. Interior shots of Mary Pickford greeting Governor General Alexander, crowd applauding, Mary Pickford talking in microphone, VIPs and Mary Pickford moving in lobby. Sequence showing train entering station in Toronto, Mary Pickford receiving flowers from young girl, HASs of large crowd surrounding Mary Pickford. Sequence on Mary Pickford arriving at City Hall, signing guest book, meeting with VIPs, signing autograph, coming down steps, posing with son Douglas Fairbanks jr. Sequence showing Mary Pickford arriving at construction site, two policemen boosting her up so she can look over fence. PANs of construction site.


Excerpt from
Canadian Newsreels
Toronto, Ottawa
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio