William Lyon Mackenzie: A Friend to His Country

William Lyon Mackenzie: A Friend to His Country

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This documentary short is a portrait of Scottish-born journalist, politician, and rebellion leader William Lyon McKenzie. The first mayor of Toronto, he was an important leader during the 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion. This film portrays his election, his later defeat, his exile, and his fight for responsible government.

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William Lyon Mackenzie: A Friend to His Country, Julian Biggs, offert par l'Office national du film du Canada

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  • réalisateur
    Julian Biggs
  • producteur
    Julian Biggs
  • producteur exécutif
    Guy Glover
  • scénario
    Joseph Schull
  • caméra
    John Gunn
  • son
    Leo O'Donnell
    George Croll
  • montage sonore
    Sidney Pearson
  • interprète
    Kate Reid
    Ed McGibbon
    Grace McNair
    Douglas Ram
    Henry Ramer

  • CraigSymonds

    Mackenzie's story is surely an interesting one. Too bad the movie didn't touch more on the rebellion. It puts into perspective how depressive some parts of his life must've been. An enjoyable film!

    CraigSymonds, 18 Avr 2013