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Family and Port Hope Area

Family and Port Hope Area

Film

Film

Clara Cynthia Benson fonds

Clara Cynthia Benson fonds

Trips

Trips

Toronto Streets and Parades

Toronto Streets and Parades

University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Events

Events

Benson I

Benson I

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

[Family get-together]: shows family party outdoors

[Family get-together]: shows family party outdoors

[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]

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]

Clara Benson

Clara Benson

Egypt

Egypt

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.

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

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

South America I

South America I

South America II

South America II

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

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

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

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

[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

[London Trip

[London Trip

[London Trip

[London Trip

[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 parade] : shows Queen

[Toronto Streets and parade] : shows Queen

[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 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]

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

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

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

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

[Military parade]: shows float with banner that reads

[Military parade]: shows float with banner that reads

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

[Victory Parade, Snow Dec. 26, Dancing] (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]

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

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

In and About Queen

In and About Queen

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)

[Graduate Parties 1899 and 1927]: Title Card reads

[Graduate Parties 1899 and 1927]: Title Card reads

[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.

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

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

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

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

[Sports and Games]: footage includes women

[Sports and Games]: footage includes women

[Gym at UofT]: footage of Women

[Gym at UofT]: footage of Women

[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

[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

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

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

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

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

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 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.