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[Military Parade, Graduation and Commencement]: first minute of footage shows...

[Military Parade, Graduation and Commencement]: first minute of footage shows street scenes of Toronto in a blizzard and a military parade passing in front of the Royal Ontario Museum; remaining footage is UofT graduation including shots of interior of convocation hall, women graduates seated, women graduates with flowers standing on from campus, President Cody shaking hands with guests, women receiving degrees at commencement outdoors.

[Skating Carnival]: footage mainly of professional figure skating show follow...

[Skating Carnival]: footage mainly of professional figure skating show followed by scenes of a castle near water.

YWCA, Muskoka Yacht Club: shows guests from various countries in traditional ...

YWCA, Muskoka Yacht Club: shows guests from various countries in traditional dress. (B&W, colour)

[Skating Show] : professional skating show, beautiful colours [colour]

[Skating Show] : professional skating show, beautiful colours [colour]

[Women performing Shakespeare] : women performing play in park setting; also ...

[Women performing Shakespeare] : women performing play in park setting; also trailer town [colour]

[Red Cross Dresses, Gardens] shows people in old fashion dress walking acros...

[Red Cross Dresses, Gardens] shows people in old fashion dress walking across a garden

Events

Events

[Commencement 1949]: first 30 seconds is scenery followed by footage of Benso...

[Commencement 1949]: first 30 seconds is scenery followed by footage of Benson at convocation with a young man who is graduating

[Gym at UofT]: footage of Women

[Gym at UofT]: footage of Women

[Sports and Games]: footage includes women

[Sports and Games]: footage includes women

[Military on Front Campus]: shows military marching with crowd watching

[Military on Front Campus]: shows military marching with crowd watching

The Household Science Building The Neighbours and the Road. (colour)

The Household Science Building The Neighbours and the Road. (colour)

[Graduate Parties 1899 and 1927]: Title Card reads

[Graduate Parties 1899 and 1927]: Title Card reads

University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Queen Elizabeth II: Shows Parade route with crowd, motorcade but not good sho...

Queen Elizabeth II: Shows Parade route with crowd, motorcade but not good shot of Queen Elizabeth herself (colour)

In and About Queen

In and About Queen

[Streets of Toronto] shows area around Bloor and Avenue Rd. [b&w]

[Streets of Toronto] shows area around Bloor and Avenue Rd. [b&w]

[Military Parade]: parade along Avenue Rd and Bloor, good views of TTC car an...

[Military Parade]: parade along Avenue Rd and Bloor, good views of TTC car and large sign for Victory Bonds [colour]

[Victory Parade, Snow Dec. 26, Dancing] (b&w).

[Victory Parade, Snow Dec. 26, Dancing] (b&w).

[Military parade]: shows float with banner that reads

[Military parade]: shows float with banner that reads

[Military parade] shows tanks, armoured vehicles, anti-aircraft search lights...

[Military parade] shows tanks, armoured vehicles, anti-aircraft search lights, a truck with sign

[Toronto Streets and parade]: shows bands for different regiments [colour]

[Toronto Streets and parade]: shows bands for different regiments [colour]

[Toronto parade and other scenes]: most of the footage is of a veteran parade...

[Toronto parade and other scenes]: most of the footage is of a veteran parade. Shot list includes Bands of Veterans, Soldiers March Pass, Kellies, Mounties, Greeks, UofT Dress Parades, Borden Canteen and Lounge [b&w, colour]

[Santa Clause Parade]: Santa Clause Parade showing floats, crowds, participan...

[Santa Clause Parade]: Santa Clause Parade showing floats, crowds, participants shot at Bloor and Avenue Rd in front of the Royal Ontario Museum [colour]

[Toronto Streets and parade] : shows Queen

[Toronto Streets and parade] : shows Queen

[Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth]: shows parade route with cars a...

[Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth]: shows parade route with cars and crowds along Queen

Toronto Streets and Parades

Toronto Streets and Parades

[London Trip

[London Trip

[London Trip

[London Trip

[London Trip] shows streets of London, monuments, Benson with a doctor and a ...

[London Trip] shows streets of London, monuments, Benson with a doctor and a nurse, miniature boats on pond

[Atlantic City] [Skating Carnival]: two separate segments

[Atlantic City] [Skating Carnival]: two separate segments

[London Trip] shows busy streets of London, Benson with woman?

[London Trip] shows busy streets of London, Benson with woman?

South America II

South America II

South America I

South America I

New York World Fair: shows people, building, and attractions.

New York World Fair: shows people, building, and attractions.

England 1937: Title Cards read: Montreal Harbour, Going East (on ship), Londo...

England 1937: Title Cards read: Montreal Harbour, Going East (on ship), London 1937 (mainly street, squares, guards at Buckingham Palace) Kew Gardens, Beaconsfield, English Gardens in August; Windsor 1937, Near Bournemouth, Southhampton, Going West.

Egypt

Egypt

Trips

Trips

Film

Film

Clara Benson

Clara Benson

Ontario Highways: shows highways in Ontario including No. 2 to Port Hope, No....

Ontario Highways: shows highways in Ontario including No. 2 to Port Hope, No. 7 to Perth, No.11 around Gravenhurst and Orillia, Queen Elizabeth Way and Niagara. A short B&W section in the middle shows an ice skating show with professional skaters. [Colour and B&W]

[Port Hope]: Views of the Port Hope area including fields, beach, town, groun...

[Port Hope]: Views of the Port Hope area including fields, beach, town, grounds of Benson homestead Terralta [Colour]

[Family get-together]: shows family party outdoors

[Family get-together]: shows family party outdoors

Bensons : scenes of people playing with dogs, Christmas party (Benson on sofa...

Bensons : scenes of people playing with dogs, Christmas party (Benson on sofa), mother and baby, man in uniform with woman standing on sidewalk, children playing

Benson I

Benson I

Family and Port Hope Area

Family and Port Hope Area