STK-ID 7968

Conservative Convention (02/10/1948): LS of man at podium announcing results of votes. Photographers at the ready. George Drew is announced winner. Shot of papers flying up in the air. Shot of George Drew and John Bracken. Shot of Mrs Drew kissing her husband on the cheek as flash bulbs go off. George Drew shakes hands with good looser John Diefenbaker who then congratulates Mrs Drew. Shot of George Drew's acceptance speech (sound), thanking people, expounding on what makes the conservative party great. Shot of Mrs Drew kissing Drew on cheek. Several shots over cheering, waving crowd. Shot of Mrs Drew coming to the podium, acknowledging cheers of crowd, saying a few words (silent). Shots of John Diefenbaker acknowledging polling results, promising his support to George Drew. Shot of John Diefenbaker congratulating George Drew. George Drew makes another speech (sound), saying that people will see that the Progressive Conservative Party is an honest party and a party confident of winning the next election. LAS of photographers snapping pictures. MLS and MS of John Bracken and wife standing on platform with another man, shaking hands, posing for camera. Exterior shots of the Brackens with the automobile presented to them by the Conservative Party. Shots of room full of newsmen typing out their stories of the convention.


Excerpt from
Conservative Convention
National Film Board
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Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm, Born Digital, ProRes
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16mm eastman color neg, 16mm fine grain b&w
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2048x1556, 1920 x 1080