Compilation of four older reels:
00:00:00-00:36:30 - [c.1942]. Scenes of campus, student life, Drs. Gilmour, Thode, Whidden, Togo Salmon, military training, graduation. Accompanying scene listing.
00:36:31-00:40:21 - 17 May 1943, Graduation day.
00:40:22-00:42:55 - Graduation day. [1934?]. [Black and white.]
00:42:56-00:46:54 - Opening and Dedication ceremonies for McMaster University, 14 November 1930. Exterior shots, visitors and academic procession, Chancellor Whidden, Lieutenant Governor William D. Ross; appearance by Hayden Stewart on horse drawn carriage; female graduands; leaving the ceremony, getting into cars. [Black and white.]
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Convocation ceremony, May 1957, Opens with graduands and faculty leaving the Physical Sciences Building. This is followed by the procession, followed by guests, walking to the Faculty Club. Colour, no audio.
Convocation ceremony, November 1978. Opening, awarding of honourary degrees to Jack Ernest Brown, Ernest Alexander Hutton, and Maureen Forrester, a Canadian opera singer. Forrester sings. Other degrees are awarded. Colour, no audio.
Starts with parade running north on Bay St. next to the Hamilton Public Board of Education building with City Hall in the background. Moves to parade travelling along University Ave., then the football game: McMaster vs. a team in white and red. Colour, no audio. The parade features floats from different organizations on campus.
Film follows a student's arrival at McMaster through to graduation. Focus is on out of class activities., Written by Harley Steubing, Ian Finlay. Photography: Dennis Matheson, Robin Jackson. Lighting: Michael Drainie, George Carlos. Sound: Ian Finlay, Jim Skarratt. Produced in the summer and fall of 1972.
Film concerns research and teaching at McMaster and features Dr. Thode speaking as McMaster President, as well as a series of highlights of different disciplines, often including professors speaking: History; Metallurgy; Geology; the nuclear reactor, computer; Electrical, Civil, Mechanical Engineering; Sociology; Anthropology; Business Administration; Psychology; Mills Library; Fine Arts, Language, and Literature; Music; Divinity College; Biology; Muskeg research (biology and engineering); extension courses. Includes exterior and interior shots. Black and white with audio., Gerry Boileau, Abe Krikorian, Photography; Bill Garnett, Art Director; Wayne Hannon, Film Editing; Locke Johnston, Music; Robert Gardner, writer; Bil Lawrence, Narrator
Features footage of Moulton College Preparatory School (Toronto, on 88 Bloor St E between Yonge and Park Rd.). Includes interior and exterior shots of students' living areas, working, etc. Also includes Kingsway School, a nursery and junior school that was at 85 Old Mill Rd., in the Kingsway neighbourhood of Toronto.
A new student arriving on campus, finding his footing., Dan Goldberg, Lyn Logan, Paul Starkman, Harry Neiger, Ray Barker, Bernhardt Banachewsky, Margi Lauer, Village S.T.O.P.
Director: Ivan Reitman. Crew: Helen Au, Fraser McAninch, Jordan Hill, Madine Litwin, Film House, Dan Goldberg, Victor Adomaitis, Eugene Levy, Dennis Matheson, Brian Prince (and others already credited as actors)
Music performed by: D. Balan, L. Blum, F. Harrington, A. MacDonald, P. Scott, R. Napier, D. Bayliss, B. Gibb, C. Hunt Jr., D. Nameth, R. Shekter, B. Wilson, P. Sullivan
Acknowledgements: Uldis Golts, Les Prince, Mark Shekter, McMaster Radio, Audio Visual - McMaster University"
Interaction between a man and a woman with ruminations about human relationships. Features scenes of James St S. around Hunter and Bold Sts., the Locke bus, and interior scenes at McMaster., Previously misidentified as "Mr. Hollister".