The Courriers T.M.C.

Item number (ISN):
357226
Fonds/collection:
WILLIAMSON, R.W.

General access conditions for collection

Consultation:
Open
Reproduction access:
  • with written permission of copyright owner : with permission of donor
Remarks:
  • 1. These films had been given to C.W. Woodley.
Accession number:
2004-0151
Media:
Film
Title:
The Courriers T.M.C.
Part:
1 of 1
Production date:
1950/1956 ?
Production company:
  • R.W. Williamson, Jack Grassick and Charles Woodley (Photographers)
Production Credit:
  • photography, R.W. Williamson; Jack Grassick; Charles Woodley
Cast credit:
R.W. Williamson, Jack Grassick, Charles Woodley
Description:
  • Film made for screening at the annual banquet of the Toronto Movie Club held at Casa Loma.
  • Film shows: cars; R.W. "Ted" Williamson's car; train; two men (Charles Woodley and Jack Grassick) running on platform at the Sunnyside station; they run to the car, one carrying a small suitcase, and get in; the car, with Williamson driving, the car races through the streets; the men look through the suitcase and discover that it contains clothing; the car turns around; apparently the men have picked up the wrong suitcase; scenes of Toronto automobile traffic intercut with scenes of the train (train apparently heading to Union Station); scenes of downtown Toronto streets; car stops for train shunting across road; car just misses a pedestrian (for the second time); car near the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE); the car races to Union Station; scenes of the car driving around to the front entrance of Union Station; the two men race into the station; woman (played by relative of Charles Woodley) with a suitcase; the woman goes into a phone booth and leaves the suitcase outside the booth; the two men switch the suitcases and race back to the car; point-of-view scenes of the car driving up Bay Street to the old Toronto City Hall; Queen's Park; car needs gasoline; Woodley runs with a can to a gas pump, fills it up and puts gas into car; car drives off; car drives up to Casa Loma and the two men race into the building with the case. The film is complete, despite the abrupt ending. End title is on colour stock.
Language:
  • Silent
Notes:
  • 1. At the conclusion of the screening, which shows Woodley and Grassick at the entrance to Casa Loma, Woodley and Grassick ran into the banquet hall with the suitcase and the banquet proceedings continued.
Consultation copy:
  • V1 2005-04-0002
Source:
DSINTRNL - 357226

Detailed Holdings

Vault ISN: 403679

Format:
FILM
Location number:
    • 2004-11-0007
Vault Code:
GAT
Number of items:
1
Gauge:
16MM
Kind of Sound:
SIL
Colour:
Black & White
Technical Description:
POS
Footage:
184FT
Max. shrinkage:
0.5%
Made from:
    • DEPOSIT
Status:
MASTER

Vault ISN: 410150

Format:
VIDEO
Location number:
    • V1 2005-04-0002
Number of items:
1
Gauge:
1/2 IN
Duration:
120:00
Scan Mode:
VHS
Status:
REF

Vault ISN: 410154

Format:
VIDEO
Location number:
    • V4 2005-04-0010(3)
Vault Code:
GAT
Number of items:
1
Gauge:
1/2 IN
Kind of Sound:
SIL
Colour:
Black & White
Duration:
5:00
Scan Mode:
DIGIBETA
Made from:
    • 2004-11-0007
Status:
MASTER

Vault ISN: 436333

Format:
FILM
Location number:
    • 2007-03-0150
Vault Code:
GAT
Number of items:
1
Gauge:
35MM
Kind of Sound:
SIL
Colour:
Black & White
Stock:
DUPE
Technical Description:
NEG
Footage:
452FT
Made from:
    • 2004-11-0007
Status:
PRT.ELEM

Vault ISN: 436334

Format:
FILM
Location number:
    • 2007-03-0265
Vault Code:
GAT
Number of items:
1
Gauge:
35MM
Kind of Sound:
SIL
Colour:
Black & White
Stock:
ANS PRT
Footage:
452FT
Made from:
    • 2007-03-0150
Status:
REF

Vault ISN: 439741

Format:
FILM
Location number:
    • 2007-06-0156
Vault Code:
GAT
Number of items:
1
Gauge:
35MM
Kind of Sound:
SIL
Colour:
Black & White
Stock:
DUPE
Technical Description:
POS
Footage:
452FT
Made from:
    • 2007-03-0150
Status:
MASTER
Date modified: