STK-ID 8657

Dominion Drama Festival (16/05/1947): four shots of male actors from the Caravan Players of Toronto putting on make up. Shot of William Needles putting on headdress for "How Death Came To The World". Three two-shots of Colonel HC Osborn, Chairman of the DDF speaking with Right Honourable Vincent Massey. Shot of Adjudicator Professor Emrys Jones speaking with cast of winning play "Medecin malgre lui", including various scenes from the play. Sequences from "Angel Street" and Director John Bethune. Several HASs of audience. Sequence on cast of "A Room In The Tower" from Brandon, Manitoba, Edith Laycock, director, Kathleen Thoradarson as Mrs Tylney, Doreen McGill as Lady Jane Grey, Gwen Sector as Mary Tudor. Exterior shot of Grand Theatre in Hamilton, people entering. Cast of "The Jar" from Toronto Conservatory Players posing for camera. Shot of Boris Kaplan, Paramount Talent scout chatting with cast. Shot of Adjudicator Jones presenting Nella Jefferies Trophy to Miss Colcleugh for best actress and a cigarette case to William Walker of Regina for best actor. Bessborough trophy for best play goes to Father Emile Legault, Director of "Medecin malgre lui". CU of Bessborough Trophy.


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Dominion Drama Festival
National Film Board
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