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Identifier:

  • 2004-0059 (Source: Library and Archives Canada)

Date produced: 1951

Filmmaker(s):

Charles Woodley

Country of Production:

Canada

Languages:

English

Length:

523 ft (20 minutes)

Format:

8mm

Colour:

Colour

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

Library and Archives Canada list of titled amateur films

Description:

"Film about three little boys, played by Doug, Bill and Lorne Woodley, the sons of Charles Devenish Woodley, visiting the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto on a sunny day." Library and Archives Canada.

Resources:

This film is a part of the Charles Devenish Woodley Collection held by Library and Archives Canada.

Locations:

  • Exhibition Palace, Toronto, Ontario (Filming)
  • Lake Ontario (Filming)

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Repository:

Charles Devenish Woodley Collection, Library and Archives Canada

Viewing Notes:

"It shows: man with the children; air show; the littlest boy (Lorne) running on the grounds; majorettes; crowds; more scenes of the three boys as they explore the fairgrounds; war veteran wearing medals visible in crowd; small parade as crowd looks on; marching band; close-up of marching feet; pipe band; ferris wheel in distance; various CNE buildings and food concession stands; hamburger stand; close-up of the boys eating foot-long hotdogs; boys walking past directory sign showing directions to various buildings; intertitle “Where’s Lorne”; boys sit in front of a No Parking sign; close-up of the boy’s feet and socks as they give their feet a rest; Lorne runs through the crowds as his older brothers chase him; they catch up to him and take him by the hand; next a police officer talks to Lorne; the boys go to the Lost Children’s Pavilion in search of Lorne and they find him at a playground; crowds watching speedboat races on Lake Ontario; close-up of the children; views of buildings in the distance; horticulture building; bandshell; sign for RCAF flying display; planes flying over Lake Ontario as crowds watch; plumes of water rise as objects are fired into the water; more scenes of activity at the bandshell; crowd of people on an open-air streetcar; children on train ride; scenes of food at the fair; the children having a picnic; crowds; boys carrying shopping bags; ping pong game; midway scenes; ferris wheel; signs on buildings such as Honey Dew and Whiz Bang; man diving into a tank; people doing trick dives and comical dives; log roller running on log in water, with a dog doing the same beside him; more scenes of people diving; various rides shown; sign for a freak show; boys look in funhouse mirror; the Bullet ride; more scenes of the children walking around; children among crowd walking toward the Princess Gate; and sign for Motor Show," Library and Archives Canada.